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An Online Undergraduate Certificate in Information Security Planning That Can Jump-Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your Online Certificate in Information Security Planning

As a leader in online education, American Public University offers an impressive portfolio of career-relevant certificates that professionals are seeking, including the Undergraduate Certificate in Information Security Planning. This certificate examines the principles of information system attacks and defense strategy and applies illustrates how IT professionals and leaders can apply this knowledge to better protect an information assets of an enterprise.

Classes are facilitated entirely online, which enables IT professionals to fit career-relevant education into their busy schedules and to learn in a flexible Web environment. This unique program emphasizes leading tools and methods to design secure networks in a rapidly changing environment, to strategize and develop sound security policies, to implement cryptology and perform effective system assessments, and to execute continual planning techniques that minimize risk.

American Public University's professors are expert practitioners and many are IT leaders serving in government and private industry. Students also connect online with American Public University's expansive network of IT professionals. Many continually return to American Public University to earn IT related certificates and degrees to keep pace with changing industry requirements and new trends.

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A University Built For You

Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Undergraduate classes average 20 students.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates.

$285
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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