Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Program Description | Admission | Certificate Requirements | Courses

Program Description

The Cyber Security certificate provides students with a concentrated and in-depth exposure to critical infrastructure security concerns to enhance professional capability. Individuals holding a baccalaureate degree in Computer Science or a related field would be suitable candidates for this program.


Applicants seeking admission to the graduate certificate program in Cyber Security must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

  1. Graduate Application
  2. Application fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0

Certificate Requirements 

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security
Course Name Hours
Specified Courses (12 credit hours)
COSC 5325 Operating System Security 3
DFSC 5315 Network and Cyber Security 3
DFSC 6310 Cyber Warfare and Terrorism 3
COSC 5310 Cryptography and Steganography 3
Elective (3 credit hours) Choose one from:
DFSC 5336 Business Continuity Management 3
DFSC 5318 Cyber Law 3
Total 15


Computer Science (COSC)
Digital Forensics (DFSC)

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