Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is a 12-credit graduate-level certificate designed to provide advanced knowledge of information security concepts, governance, fundamental and emerging technologies in network security and computer systems security, as well as proficiency in security policies, procedures, risk management and audit. The purpose of this graduate certificate is to offer a practitioner-oriented credential in the information security area to students who are seeking an opportunity for more focused study.

Admission Requirements

The entrance requirements for students entering the graduate certificate program include:

  • BS degree in a computing or related discipline with a GPA of 3.0 or better or substantial experience in information technology
  • Two or more years of practical experience in IT
  • Three letters of reference

Application Process

Fall Deadline: March 1
Spring Deadline: October 1

Applicants must complete an application to Graduate Studies for admission into the certificate program and submit an application fee along with the following materials:

  • Copy of Official Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • TOEFL scores (international applicants)