Computing Security and Information Assurance Graduate Degree
Jump start your entry into the world's high-paying, innovative technology industries with a Computing Security and Information Assurance Graduate Degree from RIT. RIT offers 80 Graduate Programs in some of the most sought after, recession-proof math and science-related disciplines. So don't hesitate: contact RIT now and find out more about the programs we offer.
It is becoming increasingly important for computer systems to have security and survivability integrated from their inception, which is the focus of our Computing Security graduate degree. It is taught by Golisano College faculty ? who have first-hand professional experienced in cryptography, databases, networking, and software engineering ? and features a curriculum made up of seven core courses and four electives, giving students a comprehensive understanding of computing security, data assurance and their application to society. This cross-disciplinary graduate degree, which concludes with a research thesis completed under the guidance of a faculty mentor, is tailored to prepare graduates for leadership roles in the computer security industry ? either private or public sector ? or to continue studying for an advanced degree.
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Obtain a qualification from RIT and you'll be able to enjoy a world of opportunity. Partnerships with countless global corporate and government entities will give you unmatched opportunities for research and career placement, while our distinguished faculty members are internationally respected for valuable contributions in their respective fields.
A Graduate Degree in Computing Security and Information Assurance at RIT can advance your earning potential. We're proud to say that placement rate for 2014 graduate students was 95%! Moreover, once you've reached your goal of obtaining an education at RIT you'll be networked with more than 100,000 well-connected alumni who are dedicated to assisting graduates find employment suited to their qualification.
RIT provides top teaching, world-class facilities and expert faculty for all our students. Distinctive academic offerings like ours help students develop personal and professional interests that not only provide an academic boost, but also serve as the ideal preparation for long-term career success. Our unique blend of creativity, specialization and intensive learning in fields like computing security and information assurance rank RIT among the leading career-oriented, technological institutions in the world. Ask about our quarter program, which allows you to take classes four times a year and earn your degree faster.