Block the Break and Protect All Users

Cybersecurity talent is at a premium. Immerse yourself in a strong foundation of concepts, policies, technologies, and real-world analysis to help protect our digital information and drive the next advancement in your cybersecurity career. Learn from real-world practitioners while gaining knowledge, skills, and abilities that will immediately translate into the workforce. Then, take it to the next level. This program has a unique advantage—it’s known as a stackable certificate. This means that you can take the 6-units earned in this program and “stack” them into the full Professional Certificate in Applied Cybersecurity, to give you an even greater edge-up in the field with a deeper understanding of the subject.

Fast-track your way through the program, or take your time and complete at your leisure. The courses in this program are offered as continuous enrollment. This means that the courses are open for the entire quarter, available to enroll in and begin at any time. Simply complete the coursework by the last day of the course as stated on your enrollment verification, and kick start your career in cybersecurity.

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    Est. Tuition $2,920

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 2-5 months *

    *Duration times can vary, talk to your advisor for more information.
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    Total Units 6 Units

Required Courses

Course Formats
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (6.00 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

Getting Started

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

Jun03Spring 2024
Jun03Spring 2024

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