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Overview of Certificate Program Cybersecurity

Overview of Certificate Program (Cybersecurity)

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important area of study within the discipline of computer science, especially in view of the increased demands for national and international security. The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is designed to provide existing graduate students with a significantly enhanced tool for marketability in the computer security industry.

The interdisciplinary program is comprised of the curriculum in the Department of Computer Science. Courses can be used towards the masters degree program in computer science to provide a continuous path for the student towards a master degree. The Certificate program requires 15 credits, including a year-long course in Cybersecurity, two additional technical courses, and a capstone project course.

Certificate Admission Requirements

Students Already Enrolled
Good academic standing
A minimum of 6 eligible credits (as determined by the Department of Computer Science)

Students Not Already Enrolled
Satisfactory completion of regular degree requirements

Requirement Exceptions
No Graduate Record Examination
Other specific requirements of the Department