Turn Your Interest in IT Into Your Dream Career With Our Accredited Cybersecurity Certificate Programs
Information technology (IT) and cybersecurity professionals help protect data and network security in a variety of settings and industries. Some specific job responsibilities might include the following:
- Protect data and information from cyber threats
- Differentiate between various security models
- Evaluate network vulnerabilities
- Understand ethical and legal issues around information security
Please note: Students should have a firm grasp of basic computer skills and information security prior to enrolling in this program, including the ability to understand the controls and concepts needed to safeguard organizational data. Please speak to an enrollment counselor for more information.
If you already have experience in IT and you want to make it a career, the Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity gives you the nationally recognized credentials employers are seeking. As a student in the program, you will develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities to secure organizational data. As an information security expert, you will become an invaluable part of an information technology-dependent enterprise.
Advance your understanding of cyber threats, information assurance, and digital crime investigation as part of your career in IT. Use your certificate to get promoted or join the industry with career-based skills that you can prove. Either way, these stackable credentials assert your position as an accredited IT professional.
This 18-credit-hour, stand-alone program consists of six, three-credit courses:
As a student in the Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity program, you will gain a wealth of real-life skills to use in your IT career. Specific learning outcomes include:
- Differentiate between various types of systems security threats that can lead to the loss of a major system security goal
- Demonstrate comparative understanding of the benefits gained from applying various security measures to enterprise infrastructure
- Evaluate the impact of hacker and computer espionage activities on the overall security of an organization
- Utilize methods and tools to maintain access to systems during penetration testing
- Identify common IT network attacks and explain how attacker motivations have evolved over time
As a not-for-profit public university, our goal at CSU Global is to make your online tuition cost as affordable as possible. We offer low-cost online degree tuition rates without taking anything away from the quality of the education you receive. We also lock in that low tuition rate with our tuition guarantee, and we provide additional discounted tuition rates for members of the armed forces and employees of our corporate affiliate partners.
Learn more about CSU Global tuition rates, and explore financial aid options available that can help cover the cost of your education.
Why You Should Earn Your Online Undergraduate Certificate
In today’s evolving and unpredictable economy, stackable credentials are an important tool you can utilize immediately, while also building credits toward a full degree. With an undergraduate certificate from CSU Global, you prove proficiency in a specific subject with your stand-alone, transcribable, nationally recognized credentials. Get promoted, switch industries, or work toward a full degree. And with our Tuition Guarantee, your affordable tuition rate won’t increase over time. Now is the time to get the career respect you deserve by increasing your market competitiveness.
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Getting an online IT/cybersecurity education has meant being able to balance school and work full-time. Not only that, my newfound knowledge has lead to tremendous opportunities, including internships at Fortune 100 companies!B.S. Information Technology, 2019
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