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Kaplan University offers over 180 degree and certificate programs all available to military, veterans, and spouses of active duty members. In addition, several programs have been developed to complement specific military occupations or programs established by the military.
The Kaplan University School of General Education courses support the academic, social, personal, and professional development of learners throughout their engagement with the University.
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Today’s businesses rely on information, such as personnel details, client lists, marketing information, and more, stored entirely on network databases. Because hackers could infiltrate a network if a firewall shuts down for even a minute, information security, including protecting databases with a range of policies, products, technologies, and procedures, is more important than ever.
The online Information Security Postbaccalaureate Certificate’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to:
Access gainful employment information, including program length, tuition costs, financing options, and success rates.
With this certificate, you could prepare for the CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification exams.†
This program is designed to provide you with the specialized knowledge to seek entry-level employment in the field of information security.*
Qualified credits earned in fulfillment of this certificate may be applied toward the requirements of certain Kaplan University degree programs. When the time is right, come back and earn your degree online at Kaplan University.
Kaplan University offers multiple start dates, giving you greater flexibility with your education, life, and work schedules.
Online Start Date
May 14, 2014
Online Start Date
Jun 11, 2014
Online Start Date
Jul 02, 2014
This course introduces the concepts behind today’s networks. It outlines current network design, explaining the OSI Model and the methods of carrying data over wired and wireless media. Other topics include fundamental network design components, such as topologies and access methods, basic administration of network operating systems, and troubleshooting methods for data transmission and recovery.
Total Program Credits: 21
This course introduces students to the features and functions of common network operating systems and shared data management concepts. Students examine and compare both local and network operating system features, and practice basic installation and administration of network operating systems including administrator tasks, server organization, user management and permissions, security features, and shared printing.
This course covers current topics in network
security, such as threat detection and response methods.
Introductory topics, such as proxy servers, firewalls, and other
threat detection and protection methods, will be discussed. This
course is designed, among other things, to provide the student
with the requisite knowledge to sit for the CompTIA Security+
certification examination. While the course may provide the
student with the knowledge necessary to sit for the examination,
Kaplan University cannot guarantee the student's eligibility
either to take this exam or become certified.
Businesses must be able to protect their
networks and infrastructures from security attacks. In this
course, students learn to investigate system vulnerabilities and
implement security solutions. Topics in this course include:
access control, application security, business continuity and
disaster recovery planning, cryptography, information security
and risk management, compliance and investigations, operations
security, physical security, security architecture and design,
telecommunications, and network security. This course is
designed, among other things, to provide the student with the
requisite knowledge to sit for the Certified Information Systems
Security Professional (CISSP) exam. While the course may provide
the student with the knowledge necessary to sit for the
examination, Kaplan University cannot guarantee the student's
eligibility either to take this exam or become
The 25% tuition reduction applies only to international students living outside of the United States. This discount does not apply to military students. Please check with your advisor to see if you are eligible.
Some programs have additional associated fees that are not included in the price of tuition. Click here or check with an Admissions Advisor for more information.
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Kaplan University Learning Center students will only complete a portion of this program on site. You will need to complete at least 50% of the program requirements online, or through transfer credit awarded via prior learning assessment. If you have any questions about these requirements, please speak with an admissions advisor.
Learn more about grants and Kaplan University Scholarships and that may help reduce the cost of your education.
Kaplan University tuition reductions (including active-duty, spouse, and veterans military tuition rates; scholarships; grants; vouchers; and alumni and alliance reductions) cannot be combined.
Kaplan University has significantly reduced many of our tuition rates and fees for active-duty servicemembers, their spouses, and veterans. Click here for more information.
* Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.
† Although certain programs at Kaplan University are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will pass those exams. In some cases, field experience, additional coursework, and/or background checks may be necessary to take or to successfully pass the exams.
‡ This program is not eligible for Title IV federal financial aid.