Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

(Offered either online or on-campus)

Home Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Primary department admission contact: Stacey Ross (

Primary faculty contact: Doug Jacobson (

This degree is offered both on and off campus. Online courses are offered asynchronously, which allows for flexibility for working professionals.

Application Guidelines:

  • GPA of 3.0 or better at an undergraduate level (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Unofficial academic transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • At least one letter of recommendation
  • For international students seeking an on-campus program, this is not a visa-eligible option.
Program of Study for Certificate (12 Credits Total):
CYBSC 5303Network Protocols and Security
CYBSC 5313Information System Security
CYBSC 5323Information Warfare
1 out of 5:
CYBSC 5333Cryptography
CYBSC 5343Legal and Ethical Issues in Computer Security
CYBSC 5353Steganography and Digital Image Forensics
CYBSC 5363Computer and Network Forensics
CYBSC 5383Reverse Engineering and Security Testing
CPR E 5373Wireless Network Security
CPR E 5393Cyber Physical System Security for the Smart Grid
CPR E 5623Secure Software Engineering