Information Security and Intelligence

Bachelor of Science

Ferris State University

As the only program of its kind in the country, Ferris' Information Security and Intelligence (ISI) program is at the forefront in its response to the need for skilled workers in Information Security/Data Analysis/Digital Forensics. The Information Security and Intelligence (ISI) program was developed with input from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Pentagon, and investigative agencies, and provides hands-on utilization of state of the art technology. This program, including its emphasis on visual analysis, data mining and geographic information systems, is uniquely positioned to prepare you to address the cyber security issues facing organizations and/or the nation.

The Information Security and Intelligence degree prepares you for a variety of career possibilities in fields that allow you to see your contribution in action. Computer forensics, fraud investigation, information security, intelligence, terrorism and crime analysis are a few of the possibilities. Opportunities exist in government, business, security, intelligence, health care, insurance, education, and several other fields.

The Information Security & Intelligence program is accredited by the National Security Agency as a Center of Excellence in all Information Assurance subject areas, one of only six programs in the country to achieve this standard. Additionally, the program holds the National Center for Digital Forensic Academic Excellence designation from the Department of Defense Cyber Command Center (DC3) and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

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Bachelor’s Programs:

  • Accountancy/Public Accountancy
  • Business Administration (BS)
  • Business Administration, Aviation
  • Business Administration, Professional Track
  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)
  • Computer Information Technology (CIT)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Information Security & Intelligence (ISI)
  • Social Work

Master’s Programs:

  • Career & Technical Education
    – Instructor
  • Education-Curriculum & Instruction
    – Special Education
  • Social Work: Clinical Practice Concentration


  • Homeland Security: Digital Security & Forensics
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business


  • Endorsement: Special Education