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Masters in Information Security

Those in IT often want to obtain a Master's in Information Security. Security is an ongoing concern for many government agencies as well as private corporations. Data is very valuable in many markets. Securing a company or a permit agencies data should be top priority. Students often take classes related to both technology and security. Students pursue classes on how to secure data networks, operating systems, and distributed systems. They work on information security strategies and risk management as well as learning about encryption and authentication systems. Many programs require students to participate in a security project as well as begin preparing for various certifications.

For those interested in obtaining a degree online, a common question is whether or that degree is the same as those obtain a traditional universities. As long as the program holds proper accreditation, the degree you get holds the same power as one you would get by going to college in classroom. For those that want to pursue Information Security Master’s Programs, they find they can enter the world after finishing their degree with the confidence as those that went to traditional university. The difference is that tuition costs less and did not completely disrupt their lives.

Many graduates from these degree programs work in a variety of positions throughout private industry as well as public government agencies. Some go on to obtain PhD's as well. Some of the job titles that graduates holding clue information systems security engineer, security consultant, director of information technology security, and many other related positions. Due to the highly desired technical training, graduates often obtain higher salaries than those with non-specialized training in IT. A security engineer just out of college can expect to make between $65,000 and $75,000 a year. With bonuses, this amount can go up significantly.

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