Certificate in Cybersecurity
Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
Elizabeth Reger, Graduate Program Coordinator
Glass Hall, Room 223 Phone 417-836-5616
Review the following Program Costs and Potential Occupations (Gainful Employment Disclosure).
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.
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 Code||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|CIS 660||Fundamentals of Cybersecurity||3 hrs|
Choose any 3 of the following (9 hours):
Hacker Techniques and Incident Response
|I.T. Legal Issues in Cybersecurity||3 hrs|
Telecommuncations and Network Security
|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
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.