Because some information can be extremely valuable and potentially worth large sums of money, there will always be people looking to steal it. Businesses need technology professionals to help protect their valuable assets as well as run secure networks in today's global business. If doing this interests you, earning a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Systems Security* from University of Phoenix is a great way to build the needed foundational skillset to enter this field.
In addition to developing sought-after critical-thinking skills and invaluable leadership abilities that every IT security administrator needs, you'll learn the principles of risk management and enterprise security. While earning your IT degree, you'll get exposure to real-life scenarios through hands-on labs and simulations. You'll also learn from leaders in the field of information technology who have a plethora of real-world experience.
*Maryland residents completing this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with an emphasis in Information Systems Security.