Certificate in Cyber Security Technologies

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Certificate programs offer working professionals an opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in the specific areas of information technology. A certificate representing proven academic performance is presented after the required coursework is completed with a GPA of 3.0/4.0. All 500-level courses may be later applied toward the Master of Information Technology and Management, Master of Cyber Forensics and Security, or Master of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics for those who apply and are accepted to the degree program. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; the degree need not be in an information technology or a computer-related field. Prerequisites may be required for some courses in certificates; these prerequisites will not be applied to the certificate.

This program is designed for students seeking knowledge that will prepare them for careers in computer and network security technologies and to deal with the challenging computer and network security problems facing society.

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Required Courses (12)
ITMS 543Vulnerability Analys and Ctrl3
ITMS 548Cyber Security Technologies3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
Coding Security3
Database Security3
Cyber Forensics3
CST: Projects & Adv Methods3
Mobile Device Forensics3
Operating Systems Security3
Total Credit Hours12