Cybersecurity

  • Type of Degree: Certificate
  • Location: Online
  • Credit Requirements: 18

This certificate is designed for the student who has earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution and would like to obtain the skills required to work as a security engineer, penetration tester, or network defense analyst. In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, a student may enroll in this program if they have worked for a minimum of two years in the cybersecurity field.

A student with a certificate in Cybersecurity will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts and applications of security algorithms and protocols
  • Design information systems to be resistant to internal and external threats and verify the design’s effectiveness
  • Understand the concept of intrusion detection and forensic analysis
  • Understand national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity
  • Understand current and emerging threats and threat vectors at the strategic and operational levels

This certificate program is not a Title IV eligible educational program and does not qualify for federal financial aid.

This certificate is designed for the student who has earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution and would like to obtain the skills required to work as a security engineer, penetration tester, or network defense analyst. In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, a student may enroll in this program if they have worked for a minimum of two years in the cybersecurity field.

A student with a certificate in Cybersecurity will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts and applications of security algorithms and protocols
  • Design information systems to be resistant to internal and external threats and verify the design’s effectiveness
  • Understand the concept of intrusion detection and forensic analysis
  • Understand national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity
  • Understand current and emerging threats and threat vectors at the strategic and operational levels
  • Scholarships: While there are no program-specific scholarships available at this time, additional scholarships are available.  

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