Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance

Career Opportunities for Information Security & Assurance Graduates

The cybersecurity market is expected to grow from a $75 billion industry in 2015 to a $170 billion industry by 2020*. The demand for cybersecurity professionals is high, which means salaries are, too. Those in the field command an average salary 9% higher than other IT workers, according to the Job Market Intelligence: Cybersecurity Jobs 2015 report.

Career opportunities for those earning a Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance are on the rise, outpacing the availability of qualified professionals in the industry.

Our graduates work in a variety of roles, including:

  • Chief Information Assurance Officer

  • Chief Information Security Officer

  • Chief Risk Manager

  • Consultant

  • Cyber Security Engineer

  • Director of Information Systems

  • IT Security Manager

  • IT Specialist

  • Network Engineer

  • Security Compliance Manager

  • Security Liaison

Our alumni have gone on to postions in top organizations, including**:

  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Pacific Rehabilitation and Behavioral Health
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Naval Undersea Warfare Center
  • Triad Retail Media
  • Raytheon
  • E3 Technologies Inc.
  • Madison Gas and Electric Company
  • American Family Insurance
  • Worldwide Language Resources

What our graduates have to say**:

  • 86% of responding graduates stated that their Norwich education gave them a competitive edge in the job market.
  • More than 90% of responding alumni would recommend Norwich’s online MSISA program to someone they know.

 

*Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevemorgan/2016/03/09/worldwide-cybersecurity-spending-increasing-to-170-billion-by-2020/#6b5269b76832
**Source: Norwich University Master of Science Information Security & Assurance Graduate Survey, fielded March 2016