Graduate Certificate Program in Cybersecurity Engineering (Core)

Designed for working IT and information security professionals who want to develop a technical base in cybersecurity skills, the Cybersecurity Engineering (Core) graduate certificate program spans from an introductory survey of fundamental information security tools and techniques to a more advanced study of the interrelationships between offensive and defensive information security best practices. In this hands-on, 13-credit-hour program, you’ll complete 3 foundational courses — or the “Core” — of the master’s degree curriculum and choose an elective course to begin developing advanced skills in a specific area of information security.

Course syllabus:

  1. Security Essentials

  2. Advanced Security Essentials

  3. Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, & Incident Handling

  4. Intrusion Detection In-Depth

  5. Certificate Program Capstone | Core Comprehensive Exam

  6. Technical Elective Course | SANS Class, GIAC Exam