A graduate certificate can open the doors to advancement in your field by giving you a new or advanced skill set. Some certificates can even cover continuing education requirements for certain fields.

Cybersecurity Curriculum

Advance your knowledge in cybersecurity without committing to a full master’s degree. Cybersecurity is already a multi-billion-dollar industry and will continue to generate career opportunities in the years to come. Your courses cover cloud and security helping you win the tech game. If you choose to pursue a full master’s degree, your certificate courses will count towards a M.S. in cybersecurity.

Admission to the University meets requirements for entry into this program.

CS500. Fundamentals of Programming. 

Data structures, algorithms, object orientation and standard libraries with emphasis on practical programming.
Prerequisite: consent of department chairperson. (3).

CS503. Fundamentals of Computing. 

Covers basic understanding of fundamental concepts in computer organizations, networks, algorithms and operating systems.
Prerequisite: consent of department chairperson. (3).

CY501. Introduction to Cybersecurity. 

Advanced overview of the field of Cybersecurity, information assurance terminology, security issues, applied cryptography as well as computer forensics applications and methodology.
Pre- or corequisite: CS 265 or CS 500; with minimum grades of C. (3).

CY520. Information Security in Systems Administration. 

Information security, security constructs, secure software development, and authorization models. Security administration of networking elements, databases, operating and cloud based systems.
Prerequisites: CS 380 and CS 480, or CS 503; with minimum grades of C. (3).

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