The Technology, Cybersecurity and Policy (TCP) program offers a graduate certificate that provides foundational knowledge and technical skills for students seeking career opportunities in the growing area of cybersecurity. Credits earned in this certificate can be applied towards earning an MS in Technology, Cybersecurity and Policy.


Required Courses and Credits

This certificate requires completion of 12 credit hours, as follows:

Required Course
CYBR 5300Cybersecurity3
Elective Courses
Choose three:9
Fundamentals of Data Communication
Immersive Cyber Defense
Cybersecurity Network Analytics
Digital Forensics
Security Auditing and Penetration Testing
Total Credit Hours12

Additional Requirements

A student may petition the graduate committee to substitute one of the elective courses with a different graduate-level course. The petition must justify how the new course applies to a certificate in cybersecurity and/or how it supports the academic and career goals of the student.

A student may not have a course fulfill the requirements for multiple certificates.

To earn a certificate, students must receive a minimum grade of a C or higher in each course. Furthermore, the cumulative GPA for all courses applied to the certificate must be 3.0 or higher.