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This graduate certificate offers courses in four key elements of cyber security. It is designed for professionals who work for, or in support of, U.S. federal agencies and provides post-bachelor's academic preparation for students who may not wish to complete a full master's degree program as well as for master's graduates who wish to take the topic-specific courses the certificate provides.

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


A bachelor's degree is required for admission to the certificate.


For policies governing all graduate certificate programs, see AP.6 Graduate Policies.

Banner Code: VS-CERG-ACBS

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 12

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


Select twelve credits from any of the following:12
Cyber Security Fundamentals
Cloud Computing Security
Information System Infrastructure Lifecycle Management
Identity and Access Management
Cyber Incident Handling and Response
Cyber Security: Emerging Threats and Countermeasures
Total Credits12