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This graduate certificate is to provide an in-depth understanding of security and forensics as they apply to networks and digital storage media.

The graduate certificate may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis.

Banner Code: VS-CERG-TFAS

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15

Core Courses

TCOM 562Network Security Fundamentals3
or ISA 562 Information Security Theory and Practice
TCOM 515Internet Protocol Routing: Lecture and Laboratory Course3
or TCOM 561 Security, Privacy, and Applied Cryptography for Telecommunications
Select one from the following:3
Network Forensics 1
Digital Media Forensics 1
Operations of Intrusion Detection and Forensics 1
Incident Response Forensics 1
Total Credits9

May not be taken twice for credit. If any of these courses is taken in the core element, it cannot be taken again in the elective element.


Select 6 credits from the following:6
Information Security Theory and Practice
Network Forensics
Digital Media Forensics
Advanced Secure Networking
Operations of Intrusion Detection and Forensics
Incident Response Forensics
Total Credits6