Students are working with instructor Jason Johnson at the Applied Engineering building.

Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

The graduate certificate in cybersecurity requires 15 credit hours and offers two tracks: cybersecurity management or secure software and engineering. Customize your program based on the track that will best accelerate your career.

Foundation Courses

Students must successfully complete the following courses:

  • CYIS 5710: Information Security Fundamentals
  • CYCS 5710: Network Security Fundamentals


Students must choose a track and successfully complete all courses from either the cybersecurity management track or the secure software and engineering track to earn the certificate.

Cybersecurity Management

  • CYIS 6710: Information Assurance and Security
  • CYIS 6720: Cybersecurity Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance
  • CYIS 6730: Cyberwarfare, Cybercrime, and Digital Forensics

Secure Software and Engineering

  • CYCS 5730: Secure System Administration
  • CYCS 5740: Web Application Security
  • CYCS 5750: Software Development for Cybersecurity

Each course takes one semester to complete. Students can enroll in multiple courses within a semester.

Current tuition rates are available from the Office of the Registrar.



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