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Information Assurance Concentration

UMBC’s Center for Information Security and Assurance (CISA) offers a concentration in Information Assurance for undergraduate (and graduate) students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics. In addition to their regular degree requirements, students pursuing this concentration must take four approved core courses in areas like Computer Security, Computer Forensics, and Network Security.

Upon completion of these four courses and the usual degree requirements, the Dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology will write a letter of recognition that the student has completed the requirements of a track of study in Information Assurance at UMBC. Typically, the four information assurance courses will count towards the usual degree requirements. The undergraduate concentration in Information Assurance may be fulfilled through courses at both the undergraduate and the graduate level.