Certificate in Cyber Security Management

Certificate programs offer working professionals an opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in the specific areas of information technology. A certificate representing proven academic performance is presented after the required coursework is completed with a GPA of 3.0/4.0. All 500-level courses may be later applied toward the Master of Information Technology and Management, Master of Cyber Forensics and Security, or Master of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics for those who apply and are accepted to the degree program. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; the degree need not be in an information technology or a computer-related field. Prerequisites may be required for some courses in certificates; these prerequisites will not be applied to the certificate.

This program is designed for students seeking knowledge that will prepare them for careers in the management of information security.

The prerequisite path for this certificate is completion of ITMO 540 Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet or equivalent coursework, training, or certification. Equivalent certification may be CompTIA Network+ or Cisco CCNA.


Required Courses (12)
ITMS 548Cyber Security Technologies3
ITMS 578Cyber Security Management3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
Information Technology Auditing3
Vulnerability Analysis and Control3
Topics in Information Security1-6
Incident Response, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity3
Total Credit Hours12