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Information Systems Security

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Discover our Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security

The information systems security major prepares you to apply information systems to business problems in a secure and controlled environment. You’ll provide a vital link between business units and information and computerized systems needed to be competitive in the information age.

What will you learn?

Upon successful completion of the program, you’ll be able to:

  • Comprehend data and information management for organizational effectiveness
  • Understand IT infrastructure used in modern organizations
  • Create effective information systems using systems analysis and design
  • Utilize information systems strategy, management, and acquisition to manage IS personnel and equipment
  • Understand the ethics required for technology professionals

CRST Data Intelligence Lab

State-of-the-art equipment, student scholarships, and internship opportunities.

After a transformational gift from CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc., Mount Mercy announced the creation of the CRST Data Intelligence Lab in 2022.

Featuring a virtual reality area, robotics equipment, 3D printers, collaboration spaces, and other new technology, our students will learn the theory and practice of the profession.

Beginning in Fall 2023, CRST will also offer paid internships for Mount Mercy computer science, information systems security, software development, and data science students, which will supplement renewable scholarships. 

What are the next steps?

Mount Mercy offers competitive tuition and generous scholarships.

We also encourage all students to apply for federal, state, and other kinds of financial assistance.

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We make it easy by accepting applications year-round! No deadline, no fee, no pressure.

  1. Create your application
  2. Apply under standard admissions criteria or go "test optional"
  3. Request official transcripts from all institutions previously attended. Mail to:

  Mount Mercy University Admissions
  1330 Elmhurst Drive NE
  Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

For more detailed instructions on how to apply, see our Admissions page.

Careers in information systems security

Mount Mercy endeavors to teach, model, and demonstrate the most modern professional practices. Students with a software development degree find employment opportunities in almost all industries. Graduates can find careers in positions like:

  • Business Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Consultant
  • Computer Programmer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Systems Analyst