Graduate Cybersecurity Certificate

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Advance your cybersecurity knowledge

Gain the kind of advanced cybersecurity knowledge that can help prepare you to be a system lead, drive policy or be a liason between analysts and government agencies. You’ll complete your program online in as little 9 months by taking one 6-week course at a time, so you can balance work and life on the path to your certificate.

In this certificate program, you’ll study:

  • Information systems (IS) auditing processes
  • IT governance and management
  • Information assets protection
  • Acquisition, development and implementation of IS
  • Operations, maintenance and support of IS

You’ve demonstrated your skills in cybersecurity. Now gain the knowledge you’ll need to position yourself for a leadership role.

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Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 18 credits to complete this certificate program. Credits can be earned through required courses and may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. Transfer eligible college credits or, if you have industry or professional certifications such as EC-Council’s Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU) or the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®), you can apply to have relevant certifications or licenses evaluated for potential college credit. Industry certifications may help you get credits waived at no additional cost to you. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for more information.

Industry review

This is just one more way a University of Phoenix® Graduate Cybersecurity Certificate can help you develop the skills you’ll need in the technology world.

Core courses

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Is Auditing Processes bsa505
IT Governance And Management bsa510
Acquisition, Development And Implementation Of Is bsa515
Operations, Maintenance And Support Of Is bsa520
Information Assets Protection bsa525
Information Systems Concepts cis568
Financial Accounting acc537

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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Graduate Cybersecurity Certificate, you can:

Learn from IT pros

Taught by faculty with an average of 26 years of experience in industry roles such as CEOs, CIOs and IT directors, our programs integrate real-world IT principles.

Finish your degree faster

Transfer eligible college credits or apply to have relevant industry certifications or licenses evaluated for potential credit.

Prepare for your career

Gain IT skills through courses that align with national certification exams from CompTIA, EC-Council and Microsoft.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one course at a time toward a Graduate Cybersecurity Certificate, you’ve got the way.

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