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Technology has fueled growth and innovation, but it has also given rise to the era of digital crime. News reports are filled with stories of hackers ruining personal and professional reputations, exposing trade secrets and leaking classified information from government agencies. The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance examines issues such as the prevention of cybercrime, digital forensics, and legal requirements for investigations and prosecutions.
What You'll Learn
The role of the cybersecurity and information assurance professional is vital to the security of individuals and institutions. In our BA in Criminal Justice/Cybersecurity and Information Assurance program, offered 100% online, you’ll explore the evolving nature of cybercrime, and learn how to create, implement and enforce policies and procedures designed to mitigate hacking and other cyber attacks.
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New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), the nation’s oldest accrediting association, through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
Job growth in the cybersecurity field is expected to grow by 18% by 2024, as positions open up at the local, state and federal level as well as in nonprofit and private, for-profit institutions. Here are some careers to consider with a concentration in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance:
- Information Security Analyst
- Computer Security Incident Responder
- Source Code Auditor
- Ethical Hacker (Tester)
Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.
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