The Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE) has approved Ivy Tech Community College to offer new degree, technical certificate and online offerings at multiple campus sites.

An Associate of Applied Science in Information Security has been approved as a new online degree option.  In addition, the associate of applied science in information security will soon be offered in a traditional format at the college’s Fort Wayne, Terre Haute, Evansville, Sellersburg and Bloomington campuses.

A Technical Certificate in Information Security will also soon be available at the college’s Columbus, Fort Wayne, Terre Haute, Evansville, Sellersburg and Bloomington campuses.

The Associate of Applied Science in Information Security will prepare students to work in areas related to information assurance and computer security. The certificates are designed for students currently working in the computer industry to enhance their knowledge of information and network-related risks and their avoidance and resolution. Major employers include computer and data processing companies, wholesale and retail trade companies, universities and colleges, and federal, state, and local government agencies.

In addition, a certificate in data security will soon be offered at the college’s Fort Wayne, Terre Haute, Evansville, Sellersburg and Bloomington campuses.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.