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2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
    
 
  Sep 15, 2019
 
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Cyber Security Studies, Certificate



Learning Outcomes

  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to understand individual’s privacy rights, related laws and regulations, and the use of information assurance technology to support the enforcement of these rights.
  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to describe national and international aspects of information assurance activities, related laws and policies, and develop information security measures that satisfy national and international restrictions and regulations.
  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to apply fundamental information assurance principles to perform information security risk analysis.
  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to analyze, design, and use cryptography algorithms.
  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to: analyze and verify security properties of network security designs.
  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to communicate wtih and provide support to investigate personnel in incident handling activities.
  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to describe national and international aspects of information assurance activities, related laws and policies, and develop information security measures that satisfy national and international restrictions and regulations.
  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to investigate and master new security tools, techniques and protocols.
  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to: evaluate system vulnerabilities, develop incident prevention and detection policies and procedures, and appropriate incident response capabilities according to national standards and regulations.
  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to: design, implement, evaluate, and maintain information assurance policies and mechanisms, perform audit procedures, and educate end users about information assurance.
  • At the time of graduation a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Security Studies student should be able to: communicate with and provide support to investigative personnel in incident handling activities.

Certificate Requirements (12 Hours)

The graduate certificate program in Cyber Security Studies requires at least 12 hours of graduate study, at least half of which must be courses at the 700 level or above with the CSCE designator, completed within a period of six years before the award of the certificate.

Core Courses:


The 12 hours must include the two core courses:

Additional Information:


At least 6 hours of additional courses must be selected with the approval of the director of graduate studies. Up to 6 hours of appropriate courses may be taken from other departments and/or by transfer credit.