Undergraduate Certificate in Advancement of Computing – Cybersecurity

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July 2024
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Gain Experience in Cyber Defense

The Undergraduate Certificate in the Advancement of Computing – Cybersecurity is designed to develop marketable skills grounded in cybersecurity principles and to provide a solid foundation for further education in the cybersecurity field. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 32 percent growth in information security careers through 2028, and demand for cybersecurity professionals is high.

CityU was designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.

Upon successful completion of the certificate, you will have gained a mastery of advanced skills in the areas of network security, systems security, data security, software security, and component security to build a career in the area of cybersecurity.

Learning Outcomes

The Undergraduate Certificate in the Advancement of Computing – Cybersecurity will prepare students to:

  • Integrate advanced knowledge of all areas of cybersecurity
  • Apply fundamental principles and practices of cybersecurity
  • Apply critical and ethical thinking to solve problems in cybersecurity
  • Evaluate data to inform decisions and solve problems in cybersecurity
  • Create the ability to develop and express ideas while applying a variety of delivery models, genres, and styles
  • Collaborate effectively on diverse teams to accomplish a common goal



Founded in 1973, City University of Seattle offers over 60 on-site and online programs designed for busy working adults like you. When you enroll at CityU, you will have the support of a community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are dedicated to helping you finish your degree and reach your goals.