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Undergraduate Minor in
Security and Risk Analysis

Program Summary

Develop the expertise in data security and privacy that is becoming increasingly valuable to employers across many industries. Organizations today are highly concerned with preventing and detecting security risks and data breaches, and this minor can help you stand out.
Costs and Financial Aid

21 Credits $620/$664 per credit

Costs and Financial Aid 

As technologies evolve and businesses adapt newer infrastructures, such as cloud computing and mobile computing, the level of risk and vulnerability increases. Hacks and data breeches occur more frequently than ever before, and employers want their staff and new hires to have increasingly higher levels of knowledge and sophistication when it comes to data security and privacy.

The Minor in Security and Risk Analysis (SRA) can familiarize you with the framework and theories that define security and related risk analysis. The courses were designed to engage you in the challenges and problems of assuring information confidentially and integrity, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of various methods of assessing and mitigating associated risk in your major field.

The minor in security and risk analysis can provide you with a specialized skill set that can serve you well in almost any industry. You can also opt to take courses that focus on a particular area of interest, including risk management, network security, or cyber forensics.