Cybersecurity

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Why cybersecurity training at Western Michigan University?

Cybersecurity training at WMU is available as a noncredit program, leading to some of the most in demand cybersecurity certifications. WMU faculty experts in information security guide you through online cybersecurity training. You will be prepared to take your certification exams in under eight weeks. The certification tracks offer:

  • Personal interaction with expert faculty during course.
  • Cloud-based training with Michigan Cyber Range.
  • Online convenience.
  • Corporate group training options.

Cybercrime will cost businesses and consumers nearly $6 trillion annually by 2021. The scale and damage of cyber-attacks continues to broaden. Hackers are targeting consumer information and corporate systems the most. The importance of information assurance is at an all-time high around the world and the demand for cyber security jobs is rapidly growing.

Through a combination of online learning modules and lab-based experiential learning, you will learn to track and prevent hackers while trying to break malicious cyberattacks without harming your network. You will put your skills to the test in the Michigan Cyber Range Secure Sandbox where you will practice with real threats.

Flexible CyberSecurity Training on Your Terms

Cybersecurity certifications begin new sessions every few months. All certification tracks are 8-weeks.

The certification tracks are fully online and led by expert faculty with industry experience. The instructors are present every step of the way, via discussion boards, email and chat to answer your questions. You will not have to fend for yourself as you work through learning modules.

Your registration fee includes exam registration. You will have no delays or additional payments to make once you complete the course; you can sign up for your certification exam immediately. The fees cover two attempts.

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