Our Lady of the Lake University offers undergraduate and graduate Computer Information Systems and Security (CISS) degrees that are certified by the National Security Agency (NSA). In addition, the University has been recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the NSA and Department of Homeland Security. It is one of an elite group of universities nationwide to receive the designation.
The Computer Information Systems and Security programs are tied to the federal government’s objectives to provide cyberspace protection for the nation’s information technology network. Graduates of the programs are prepared to help protect computers and networks in government, medical centers, financial centers and virtually every sector of the economy.
Students in the programs are supported in obtaining research opportunities, scholarships and fellowships by OLLU’s Center for Information Assurance Management and Leadership. The center was created to provide access to high-quality information assurance and security policies, procedures, standards and guidelines for industry, the government and higher education.
Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.