Northcentral University

MPA Computer and Information Security


2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MPA Computer and Information Security

Format: Online

Program Description:

Computer and information security professionals help protect data, secure networks and implement processes that ensure information integrity. Technology minded students enrolled in the MPA degree program can gain the knowledge they need to enter this challenging field through the Computer and Information Security specialization. Focused on the critical links between security theory and the day-to-day security challenges faced by corporations, students will gain essential skills to operate in today’s IT environment.

This specialization examines the essentials of security threats, information assurance and security management in a corporate environment. Additionally, students will explore the field of cyber-forensics including the dangers of cyber terrorism and the evolving U.S. policy response. By the end of the program, students will showcase their knowledge with a final research project that includes investigating a security-related workplace problem, identifying an area for intervention and recommending a plan of action.


Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, For NCU program disclosures visit

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: NCU prides itself on being learner-centered and caring about the success of our learners. We provide tuition payment options that we feel meet your needs and permits the University to prosper and grow.

Locale: Small Suburb

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