BS in IT - Security and Forensics
Students in Walden University's B.S. in Information Technology program with a concentration in Security and Forensics have the opportunity to develop skills in network administration, quality management, and systems integration. Learn more about this program here.
Official Program Name:
B.S. in Information Technology with a concentration in Security and Forensics
School Offering Program:
Students in Walden University's B.S. in Information Technology program with a concentration in Security and Forensics take courses that help them develop the expertise they'll need to pursue a career in today's technology-driven work environment. Students gain not only technical skills but also an understanding of important organizational and managerial concepts. Courses include instruction in installing, configuring, and operating information technology components, integrating technologies from different vendors, and working in a collaborative environment. Students in the Security and Forensics concentration learn to analyze security and privacy concerns, structure computer-security practices in accordance with organizational needs, and understand appropriate practices to minimize security risks.
Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
Estimated Program Length:
Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.
Total Credits Required:
181 quarter credit hours
Financial Aid Available:
Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, veteran benefits, and other opportunities.
Courses for a B.S. in Information Technology with a Concentration in Security and Forensics:
Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.
|Introduction to Programming||5|
|IT Theory Fundamentals||5|
|Operating Systems Fundamentals and Administration||5|
|Database Management Systems||5|
|Mobile and Emerging Technologies||5|
|Computer Security Fundamentals||5|
|Business Architecture and Process||5|
|Project, Service, and Sourcing Management||5|
|Quality Management Standards for IT||5|
|Systems Software Security||5|
|Application Software Security||5|
|Developing Student Portfolios for IT||1|
|Technology and Society||5|
Furthering Your Education:
Students completing Walden University's B.S. in Information Technology program with a concentration in Security and Forensics may be interested in continuing their education in a master's degree program. Graduates who hold an advanced degree may be prepared for a wider range of positions, more advanced positions, or greater job responsibilities.
Graduate programs that students might be interested in include (but are not limited to):
- Master of Information Systems Management
- M.S. in Software Engineering
- M.S. in Systems Engineering
Students in this program can learn a variety of skills, including in IT infrastructure, networking technologies, and systems design. They may be prepared to pursue a variety of employment roles in the information technology field.
Careers that program graduates may seek include:
- Network Security Analyst
- Computer Forensic Investigator
- Information Assurance Analyst
- Network Administrator
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