Certificate in Cyber Security Professional

 Offered through the College of Extended and Global Education

Certificates may be earned by regularly matriculated or extended learning students and denote successful completion of a prescribed program of study designed to:

  1. impart specified professional/vocational/career competencies; or
  2. produce mastery of the content of a sub-field of an academic major (discipline); or
  3. provide exposure to the range of materials in a traditional or emerging interdisciplinary field.

Certain certificate programs contain 6000-level courses as requirements and/or electives. These 6000-level courses may not be taken by undergraduate students. Candidates must receive two-thirds of their certificate-applicable credit from the university. The transferring of credit or the substitution of courses may occur only after application to the appropriate campus authority.

Certificate Requirements (18 units)

IST 6090Information Systems and Technology Management3
IST 6480Information Networking Systems and Security3
IST 6720Cyber Defense and Vulnerability Analysis3
IST 6730Cybersecurity Theory and Practice3
IST 5250Incident Handling and Cyber Investigation3
IST 6890Enterprise Architecture Planning, Strategy, Security and Policy3
Total Units18

Any of the course prerequisites in the certificate program can be waived with instructor's consent.