Graduate Certificate in Systems Security

Next Start
July 2024
Total Credits
Price per Credit

Advance Your Knowledge in Cybersecurity

The Graduate Certificate in Systems Security provides you with marketable skills grounded in the principles of systems security and provides a solid technology foundation for further education in the Master of Science in Cybersecurity (MSCY) and Doctor of Information Technology (DIT).

Alongside systems security, your courses will cover security across multiple systems and platforms, including data privacy, network and wireless security, and cybersecurity.

Upon successful completion of the systems security graduate certificate, you will have gained a mastery of foundational skills in systems security to build a career in the area of technology and computing.

Learning Outcomes

The Graduate Certificate in Systems Security will prepare students to:

  • Apply foundational knowledge of all areas of advanced cybersecurity
  • Integrate fundamental principles and practices of advanced cybersecurity
  • Apply critical and ethical thinking to solve problems in advanced cybersecurity
  • Evaluate data to inform decisions and solve problems in advanced 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


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