Protect Your Cyberworld

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting computer systems, networks, and sensitive information from unauthorized access, theft, damage, and other forms of cyber threats. As the frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks continue to rise, industries face unprecedented risks to their data, systems, and overall security. Gain the essential skills and knowledge required to safeguard sensitive information, detect vulnerabilities, and respond effectively to cyber threats. Meet the growing demand for cybersecurity expertise and contribute to the resilience of businesses and critical infrastructures in an increasingly interconnected world. Learn to navigate the complexities of modern cybersecurity challenges with competence and confidence.

If you're not quite ready to complete the entire certificate, you can start with our Professional Achievement Award in Applied Cybersecurity Fundamentals to build a base foundation in concepts, terminology and common approaches used to combat cyber-attacks. Once you've got that under your belt, you can stack that into this full Professional Certificate to really round out your knowledge and skills to be fully prepared to handle today’s cyber-attacks and security threats, and to adapt to tomorrow’s data breaches and users’ expectations with great success.

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    Est. Tuition $6,720

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    Learning Format Hybrid

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    Duration 6-12 months *

    *Duration times can vary, talk to your advisor for more information.
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    Total Units 14 Units

Required Courses

Course Formats
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (12.00 Units )
Fundamentals of CybersecurityThis course provides students with an introduction to the field of cybersecurity.
1.00 Units
Cybersecurity Technologies and ToolsAn introduction to installing network components that can help support enterprise security, including firewalls, routers, switches, proxies, VPN concentrators, and other pieces of network security.
2.00 Units
Securing DatabasesThis course consists of two parts, database security principles and the most common security vulnerabilities faced by databases today, and an introduction to building secure applications in SQL Server.
1.00 Units
Applied Cybersecurity and Crisis AnalysisThis capstone course is designed for consolidating the knowledge and skills students gained during the previous courses.
2.00 Units
Digital ForensicsDigital forensics involves the recovery and analysis of data recovered from digital devices.
2.00 Units
Cloud SecurityOrganizations continue to adopt cloud services.
2.00 Units
Governance, Risk & ComplianceRisk is a business factor that can potentially influence business operations in a positive or negative way.
2.00 Units
Elective (2.00 Units )
5G SecurityWireless communication technologies are a critical part of our lives.
2.00 Units
Artificial Intelligence for CybersecurityArtificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies and techniques are being deployed for use in cybersecurity.
2.00 Units
Blockchain Fundamentals & ForensicsIt is critical digital forensic experts keep pace with new technologies to facilitate objective evidence to support investigations involving cryptocurrency.
2.00 Units
Ethical Hacking BasicsThe student will understand the specialized set of tools, tactics, techniques, knowledge, skills, and abilities to facilitate the ability to think like an adversary and appropriately defend their systems.
2.00 Units
Cybersecurity in HealthcareThe security and privacy of protected health information is a critical priority for the healthcare providers and patients.
2.00 Units

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We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life and work schedules.

Jun03Spring 2024
Jun03Spring 2024

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