Cybersecurity, Graduate Certificate

The certificate is designed to give students a solid foundation in cybersecurity. In the course work, students have the opportunity to be exposed to the basic principles and security concepts related to information systems, to explore issues involved in the security of computer systems, and to explore the techniques used in computer forensic examination. The goal of the certificate is to provide prospective cybersecurity professionals with an entry point to industry positions within eight months from admission and with reduced financial investment.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

IA 5010Foundations of Information Assurance4
IA 5130Computer System Security4
IA 5210Information System Forensics4


Complete one of the following:4
Security Risk Management and Assessment
Network Security Practices
Cyberlaw: Privacy, Ethics, and Digital Rights

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

16 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required