The UCCS Computer Science Department offers a set of four graduate courses on campus or onsite through continued education arrangement leading to a certificate in Information Assurance. These courses prepare individuals (who engineer computer-based systems or develop policy and doctrine for systems where information assurance is an objective) with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and tools used in information assurance.
The four courses are certified by the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) and meet the Information Assurance Professional (4011) Training Standards. These courses can count towards the MEIA degree. Successful graduates of the MEIA degree program will receive the CNSS Information Assurance Professional (4011) certificate without additional testing requirements.