Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
8/22/2016Howard Community College
Proposal
AASInformation Systems Assurance10/21/2016Approved5/1/2017
Information Systems Assurance Program Description
The proposed Information Systems Assurance AAS degree is a redesign of the previous Network Administration degree program.  The change to the title as well as the curriculum reflects industry requirements and better aligns student skill sets with the current technology needs.  This area of study is designed to meet the needs of the business community and industry in the expanding field of computer network engineering and administration.  The new program will continue to offer four areas of concentration: Cybersecurity, Network Management/Microsoft, Networking Technologies/Cisco, and VMWare Administration.