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Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Colorado State University Global's Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security program offers students the opportunity to hone their ability to identify cyber threats and implement successful security solutions. Read more about this Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security here.

Official Program Name:

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

School Offering Program:

Colorado State University Global

Degree Level:

Graduate certificate

Program Prerequisites:

Students who choose to enroll in the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security program are likely IT professionals or individuals interested in entering the IT field. The curriculum is designed for students who have strong computer skills, an understanding of information security, and an aptitude for understanding how to protect organizational data. All applicants to Colorado State University Global graduate courses should have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Colorado State University Global's Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security program is designed for students looking to gain the cyber security knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in a variety of tech-heavy industries. With a curriculum that aligns with several of the domains found in the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) body of professional knowledge, the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security offers students the opportunity to learn how to identify ways in which networks are vulnerable to attack, determine ways to protect organizational data from cybercrime, and analyze ways in which changing technology impacts security. Students also have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how the ideas of security and privacy interconnect while also learning how to respond to cybercrime with solutions and prevention strategies.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

12 credits.

Financial Aid:

Federal financial aid in the forms of student loans and grants is available to those who qualify. Colorado State University Global students may also be eligible for military and veteran benefits, payment plans, employer reimbursement, and scholarships. Contact Colorado State University Global's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

The Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security is a 4 course, 12-credit program. Course requirements are subject to change. Contact Colorado State University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Core Courses (12 credits)

  • Cyber Security Management
  • Emerging Cyber Security Technology, Threats, and Defense
  • Enterprise Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security Defense and Countermeasures

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Through the graduate cyber security certificate program from Colorado State University Global, students have the opportunity to hone their skills in the identification, analysis, and solution of cyber threats to data, networks, and information.

Some careers that graduates may pursue are:

  • Information security analyst
  • Information security manager
  • System administrator

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