Cyber security professionals are in high demand. Take this certificate program to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure correct functionality of computer systems through information assurance and security.
This program is suitable for students enrolled in any M.S. or Ph.D. programs offered by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering as it can be used to satisfy graduation requirements. It is also perfect for professionals working in computing-related fields or students enrolled in other technical programs.
Receive a quality education certified by the National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.
Take 12 credit hours of special courses that cover all you need to know about fundamental computing.
Reduce your student expenses by applying for special scholarships offered through the engineering school.
Work alongside faculty members in cybersecurity research labs offered through the Center for Information Assurance Engineering.
What You’ll Study
Learn to apply fundamental information assurance principles to perform information security risk analysis. Analyze, design and use cryptography algorithms, and verify security properties of network security designs. Understand national and international aspects of information assurance activities, laws and policies. Perform incident handling activities.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Protecting computer networks from unauthorized access, attacks or data breaches
Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential
Organizing and overseeing tasks to achieve specific goals
Protecting computer systems and networks from unauthorized access, data breaches and other security threats
Preparing and delivering effective and engaging presentations to inform, persuade or inspire
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Cyber Security Professional
- Secure Software Developer
- Information System Security Analyst
- Network Security Professional
- Cyber Forensics Analyst
- Energy Industry
- Software and Internet Services
- Financial Services
- Health Care