As advances in information technology have made it easier to collect, store, process, and generate data at a staggering rate, security concerns over what is collected and potential security breaches and personal violations have also increased substantially. Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems. Their responsibilities are continually expanding as the number of cyber attacks increases.

The Bryan School of Business and Economics

Program Distinctions

  • UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from AACSB – a distinction held by only 1% of business schools in the world.

The Student Experience

  • Fully online, allowing students to earn their degree on their own schedule.
  • Courses taught by the same faculty who teach on campus.
  • Students will be immersed in the latest thinking and best practices on all aspects of information security and privacy technologies, tools, methodologies, and management.

After Graduation

  • Positions in this field include: information security analyst, IT security specialist, IT risk analyst, security analyst, information security, IT compliance analyst, computer and information systems manager, and cyber security engineer.
  • Graduates have positions with Syngenta, Microsoft, IBM, APEX Analytix, American Airlines, United Guaranty, Transplace, Liberty Hardware, Mack Truck, JP Morgan Chase, NetApp (RTP), XPO Logistics, Volvo Truck, City of Greensboro, Honda Aero, Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL), VF Corporation, and APES Logistics. 
  • The median annual wage for information security analysts was $103,590 in 2020, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

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Program Details

Degree Type: Bachelor’s

College/School: Bryan School of Business and Economics

Program Type: Online

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Dr. Vidyaranya Gargeya
ISSCM Department Head

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