Undergraduate degree programs

Information security
Business degree

Information security

The W. P. Carey business degree in information security connects you with requisite digital expertise to thrive in an increasingly digital world. You'll discover why data security and risk management are critical parts of daily business operations, and learn about cyber infrastructure and information security in the context of startups and enterprises across industries.

Information security courses

Information security students learn to understand and manage cyber threats, risks, security, and prevention in the business setting, through courses like:

  • Business Database Concepts
  • Business Statistics
  • Computer Forensics
  • Computer Networks
  • Fundamental Techniques for Business Data Analytics
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Global Supply Operations
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Managing Cyber Risks in Enterprise Business Processes
  • Marketing and Business Performance
  • Organization and Management Leadership
  • Problem Solving and Actionable Analytics

Customize your experience 

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to take your information security and business skills to the next level through undergraduate research, internships, targeted career programs, and 35+ business clubs and organizations — including the Department of Information Systems Club (DISC) and a number of professional associations relevant to your future.

Discover more ways to customize your experience at W. P. Carey:

Careers in information security

The business degree information security can prepare you to manage digital business, work in organizations that predominantly conduct business online, and develop basic information security technical competency relevant for most organizations — including any of the careers below.

Career Growth* Median Salary*

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

  •  Bright Outlook
  •  Green Occupation
Business Intelligence Analyst 3.3% $83,410
Credit Analyst 6.1% $67,020
Data Management Specialist 3.3% $83,410
General Manager   7.1% $97,270
Information Security Analyst 17.9% $88,890
Logistics Analyst   1.9% $73,870
Operations Manager 1.9% $73,870
Operations Research Analyst 30.2% $76,660

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Application requirements 

All students are required to meet general university and W. P. Carey admission requirements.

First-year student | Transfer | International | Readmission

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