Cybersecurity Certificate

As organizations become more aware of computer and information security requirements, there is a growing need for IT professionals who understand the technologies and concepts of information assurance including encryption, threat analysis, access control, Internet and Web security, and social engineering. The Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems’ five-course, interdisciplinary advanced certificate program provides the necessary skills to prepare professionals in this emerging area.

Certificate Requirements

Course Requirements
IT 600Overview of Computer Networks and Internet Technology3
IT 603Overview of Information Security3
IT 660Network Security3
IT 662Web and Internet Security3
IT 000Information Technology Elective3
Total Credits15

Any student who wishes to pursue an MS in IT after satisfactorily completing the certificate requirements will be sufficiently prepared to matriculate in the program, provided all other admission requirements are satisfied.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for students in an approved non-degree certificate program.