Certificate in Cybersecurity

Graduate programs

Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

Elizabeth Rozell, Graduate Program Director
Glass Hall, Room 223, Phone: 417-836-5616
Email: mbaprogram@missouristate.edu
Website: http://mba.missouristate.edu/

Elizabeth Sivill, Graduate Program Coordinator
Glass Hall, Room 223 Phone 417-836-5616
ElizabethSivill@missouristate.edu

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Program description

The Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate program provides a 12 hours graduate-level experience in the field of cybersecurity.  The program provides hands on labs to teach cybersecurity professionals how to secure and defend information systems from malicious attackers.  Senior level security professionals working in retail, healthcare, military, and educational settings have curated the security curriculum to ensure immediately applicability.  

Entrance Criteria

Candidates for the certificate program must be admitted to the University as a graduate student. The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and meet minimum admission criteria for the Master of Business Administration program. All course work must be approved by the COB Graduate Program Director.

Required courses  (12 hrs)

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
CIS 660 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity 3 hrs

 

 Choose any 3 of the following (9 hours):

 

CIS 664

Hacker Techniques and Incident Response

3 hrs

CIS 762

I.T. Legal Issues in Cybersecurity  3 hrs

CIS 763

Telecommuncations and Network Security

3 hrs 

CIS 765

Computer Forensics

3 hrs
CIS 766 Web Application Security 3 hrs
CIS 767 Management of Information Security 3 hrs
CIS 797* Special Topics 3 hrs

 * Requires permission of the Department Head 

GPA requirement

Attain a grade point average of at least 3.00 on all graduate work utilized in the certificate program that includes Missouri State University and transfer courses.