In this certificate program, traditional computing skills are balanced with communication, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, which are further honed by applying these skills in real-world settings. Students benefit from experts in research and industry, balancing both perspectives, and graduate with a mastery of the industry's critical knowledge, skills and abilities.
The applied cybersecurity certificate program is designed to build competencies in security operations, risk assessment, network security, and governmental and regulatory compliance in an interdisciplinary learning setting. Building upon core skills that students bring with them from their majors, students practice dealing with cyber threats and resolving issues from multiple perspectives. This certificate is an ideal supplement for students interested in careers in cybersecurity in both the private sector and within government agencies (FBI, Homeland Security, NSA, DOD) in positions such as:
The program is offered through a collaboration between the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the W. P. Carey School of Business
Applied Cybersecurity (Certificate)
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
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All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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