Information Security and Risk Management, B.S.

Outsmart the hackers and protect a company's information assets.

information security degree As cyber security threats continue to grow, so does the demand for qualified individuals able to safeguard an organization's most vital assets.

Lewis' information security degree curriculum combines technical knowledge with managerial theory - providing students with a deep foundational understanding of information security, risk management, security management, IT operations and data communications.

As an Information Security and Risk Management degree student at Lewis University, you will develop expertise in:
  • Management of Network Security
  • Security Management Practices
  • Cryptography
  • Security Architecture and Models
  • IT Operations Security
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning
  • IT Law, Investigations and Ethics
  • Physical Security
  • Computer Forensics
Information Security Scholarships
You have access to scholarships that are available only to CAE universities from the Federal Government, Department of Defense (DoD), National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Prepare to plan, coordinate and implement information security strategies for organizations around the world.

Start customizing your Information Security and Risk Management degree program curriculum today!

Fast-Track Master's in Information Security Option
Plus, for those students looking to earn their master's in Information Security (MSIS), you can fast-track your MSIS degree and earn your master's in 18 months or less with only 26 additional credit hours (rather than the standard 35-41).

Fast-Track MBA Option
For those students looking to earn their MBA, you can fast-track your MBA degree and earn your master's with 30 additional credit hours (rather than the standard 36-54) by planning your undergraduate program accordingly.

Student Talk

  • Juan Vasquez Jr.

    “Learning about computer forensics, Mac forensics, cell phone forensics - I hadn't seen that in other programs I looked at. Here at Lewis, they touch on all three. Once I go into the real world, I'll be more than ready to do my job and more.”

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