Information Security Management Certificate

The Information Security Management Certificate teaches managers how to build and maintain systems to protect their organizations, defend information against attack, and work with technical security teams.

WPI’s Graduate Certificate Programs help technical and business professionals keep up with changing technology—and the accompanying business issues—by targeting specific areas of technology management.

If you decide to pursue further study, certificate credits can be applied toward a graduate degree.



To apply for this certificate program, you must have a BS degree in any discipline.

The graduate certificate in Information Security Management requires completion of four courses: two required courses for a total of six credits and two three-credit elective courses.

Two Required Courses (6 credits)

  1. MIS 578: Telecommunications Management
  2. MIS 582: Information Security Management

Two Electives

  1. MIS 500: Innovating with Information Systems
  2. MIS 571: Database Applications Development
  3. MIS 581: Information Technology Policy and Strategy
  4. MIS 584: Business Intelligence
  5. OIE 542: Risk Management and Decision Making