Cybersecurity Certificate

With the abundance of websites, mobile apps, and mission-critical data management systems available today, employers need more and more people who are prepared to handle every level of cybersecurity. This certificate program will provide in-depth knowledge of theory along with hands-on experience in its application. You will develop strategic knowledge of security models, risk assessment, secure systems development, crisis management, along with legal, regulatory, and compliance issues. You will also gain tactical knowledge by examining access control, encryption, network security, and social engineering.

Prepare for the future

All courses in this certificate program meet core or elective requirements for additional degrees, so are stackable into the associate degree in Network & Security Administration, as well as the bachelor’s degrees in Computer ScienceCyber Leadership & Intelligence, Cyber Operations, or Network & Security Administration.

Possible job titles

  • Entry level security engineer
  • Data center security
  • Security specialist

Next steps

Schedule a campus visit to meet cybersecurity professors and students in the department, and to take a campus tour.

You can always contact us with any questions or to talk about the endless possibilities of a DSU education.