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Minor in Information Security

Why Earn Your Information Security Degree at Saint Leo University?

If you’ve ever had an email account hacked, you know the importance of internet security. Computer networks worldwide hold vital financial, healthcare and legal information that—in the hands of the wrong people—could lead to bankruptcy, lawsuits or worse. Because every company needs to be connected to a global network, they could use someone like you with training in Information Security to protect their data.

Saint Leo also offers an undergraduate certificate in Information Security.  Both the minor and the certificate require 18 credits. The minor can be taken with any major. The certificate is designed to be taken with any major or as a stand-alone qualification in information security. 

Learning Experience:
Campus Online
Est. Time to Complete:
4 years
Credit Hours:
18 hours

Learn Your Way: 
Online, On Campus, or Near You

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  • What are the on-campus facilities like?

    Students who pursue their degrees at Saint Leo’s main campus near sunny Tampa Bay, Florida, join a community of enthusiastic learners just like them.

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  • What are the benefits of earning your degree online?

    Saint Leo University’s online learning experience provides a well-rounded education with the flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs. We know our students have lives outside school, and we seek to meet them where they are. Online students can count on receiving excellent academics as well as opportunities for hands-on learning.

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  • Taking online classes has afforded me the opportunity to learn while maintaining a job. They give me some flexibility to study at times that work more cohesively with my schedule and allow me to utilize resources such as the library 24 hours a day.

    Bentley Streat | Hayes, VA

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Are education centers near you offering information security degree programs?

You may also choose to pursue your degree through one of our education centers, which merge a traditional in-person education with the flexibility to match your lifestyle. Education centers offer eight-week academic terms as well as evening and weekend classes.

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Career Outlook

No matter which learning experience you choose, you will receive plenty of professional development opportunities, industry knowledge from expert professors, and support from the Saint Leo community. All this together means that you will be ready for a successful career or continued studies upon graduation.

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  • How will you gain real experience?

    Internships

    Students have interned with Verizon, Tech Data Corporation, Pasco County Sheriff’s Department, and many other local organizations and departments at Saint Leo.

Technology

Hone your skills in two fully equipped computer labs, a computer networks and information assurance lab, and classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art SMART Board technology.

Co-curricular activities

Join the Computing Club and Computer Gamers Club.

College of Business

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  • Saint Leo University’s Donald R. Tapia College of Business provides a values-centered education that develops tomorrow’s business leaders. Our students create a personal legacy of character and integrity, developing into responsible global citizens ready to contribute to society across numerous fields. As the largest Catholic business College in the U.S., students find flexible degree program options at University Campus, education centers in five states, and online.

    From associate to doctoral offerings, our accredited degree programs infuse student-centered teaching, future-paced research, entrepreneurial leadership, and professional networking opportunities. Students publish papers in esteemed academic journals, present original research at national conferences, and travel around the world to learn about the complexities of overseas markets. Faculty bring decades of practical experience to the coursework, ensuring students are on the cutting edge of their desired field to achieve career success.

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