Graduate Certificate in Data Assurance

Program Description | Admission | Certificate Requirements | Courses

Program Description

The Data Assurance certificate provides students with a concentrated and in-depth exposure to the management, mining, and security concerns of enterprise database administrators enhancing their professional capability and employability. Individuals holding a baccalaureate degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field would be suitable candidates for this program.


Applicants seeking admission to the graduate certificate program in Data Assurance 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 Data Assurance

Graduate Certificate in Data Assurance
Course Name Hours
Specified Courses (15 credit hours)
DFSC 5310 Principle and Policy in Information Assurance 3
COSC 5318 Database System 3
COSC 6414 Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery 3
COSC 5335 Database Security 3
DFSC 5336 Business Continuity Management 3
Total 15


Computer Science (COSC)
Digital Forensics (DFSC)

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