Information Technology and Computing programs at Metropolitan State University & across MnSCU

Metropolitan State University is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education, a credential held by the University for over a decade.  Advance IT Minnesota, the state Center of Excellence in IT and Security education, is housed at Metropolitan State University and provides access to academic programs, events, and support for IA/CD initiatives at the University and across all MnSCU institutions.

IT and Computing-related Programs across the state

FUSION - Employer Engaged Education

In the Programming discipline, Metropolitan State University and Minnesota State University Mankato offer software/application development degrees with opportunity to participate in Advance IT Minnesota’s FUSION Employer Engaged Education / IT Residencies in years 3 and 4 of your bachelor’s degree program.

The FUSION component of the bachelors degree in Computer Application Development unites relevant, high quality university education with applied experience to provide a dynamic career pathway for individuals who have a passion for the field of computer application and web development. Visit fusion-education.org to learn more.

For a general state-wide search of all Information Technology and Computing Programs not listed above, go to …

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Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education at Metropolitan State University & MnSCU

In the interest of advancing formal and informal education in IA/CD disciplines, Advance IT Minnesota provides ongoing leadership by administering the following:

Faculty/Industry Events on Cybersecurity

  • New Directions in IT Education
  • Advance IT Minnesota is an affiliate Board Member of the Upper Midwest Security Alliance managing the largest annual security conference in the five state region, Secure360.  The Upper Midwest Security Alliance provides cost free attendance at this conference to the top 3 winning teams from the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition each year.

 

The following are IA/CD Programs at Metropolitan State University:

The following are key IA/CD Programs across Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU):

PROGRAM TITLE AWARD SCHOOL
Advanced Network Security CERT Inver Hills Community College
Advanced Network Technology CERT Inver Hills Community College

Computer Forensics and Cybersecurity

Computer Forensics AAS Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Computer Forensics BAS Metropolitan State University
Computer Forensics CERT Metropolitan State University

Computer Network Security CERT Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Computer Security Specialist CERT Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Cyber and Information Security AAS Minnesota State College – Southeast Technical
CyberSecurity AAS Saint Paul College
Cybersecurity Analysis and Techniques CERT Century College
Cybersecurity, Virtualization, and Forensics AAS Century College
Digital Forensics Analysis and Techniques CERT Century College
Fundamentals of Network Security CERT Riverland Community College
Fundamentals of Voice Over IP CERT Riverland Community College

Information Assurance

Information Assurance BAS Metropolitan State University
Information Assurance MS St. Cloud State University

Information Assurance (IA) and Information Technology (IT) Security GC Metropolitan State University
Information Assurance Professional DIP Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Information Security CERT Minnesota State University, Mankato
Information Security & Risk Management PSM Minnesota State University, Mankato
Information Security Administration CERT Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Information Security and Assurance AAS Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Information Security Management CERT Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Information Security/Assurance CERT Century College
Information Technology Security BS St. Cloud State University
Information Technology Security Specialist CERT Alexandria Technical and Community College
Intrusion Detection and Incident Handling CERT Century College
IT Security CERT Hennepin Technical College
IT Security and Audit Control CERT Century College

Network Security

Network Security and Forensics CERT Hibbing Community College
Reverse Engineering Malware Analysis and Techniques CERT Century College