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Majors & Degrees

Cyber Security Graduate Certificate

Secure the cyber world

With the continued rapid expansion of the Internet of Things and the growing number of devices connected to the Internet, expertly trained cyber experts are integral to the workforce around the world. Amplify your cyber training by developing your knowledge of security models, risk assessment, crisis management, and more.

Gain tactical knowledge through examining access control, encryption, network security, and social engineering. Become a lifelong learner, adaptable to the latest workforce expectations, and help create a safer cyber world.

Prepare for the future

The field of cybersecurity offers endless job possibilities as demand for technology and cyber demand continues to rise. This graduate certificate can bolster your skills to earn you a promotion in a variety of security related technology positions. Show your dedication to workforce development and increase your qualifications for technical cyber and military roles.

Expand your career in software engineering, programming, computer science, military positions, and other computing professions.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity, students will:

  • Develop skills in problem-solving, algorithm development, design, and programming concepts
  • Develop skills in attack methodologies and techniques that lead to software vulnerabilities
  • Learn the principles of information assurance with an emphasis on current threats & vulnerabilities
  • Develop an information security plan to mitigate risk.
  • Develop a working knowledge of information security and assurance issues; develop an understanding of security policies, models, and mechanisms for confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
  • Learn about advanced treatment of functions, data types – such as arrays and structures, & files.
  • Become proficient in object-oriented programming methodologies, including the introduction of Unified Modeling Language (UML).

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