Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Build In-Demand Data Protection Skills

As advances in information technology have made it easier to collect, store, process, and generate data at a staggering rate, concerns over the security of what is collected and the potential for security breaches and personal violations have also increased substantially.

This certificate meets the demand of organizations and government agencies for employees skilled in information security and privacy. It provides a theoretical foundation and practical understanding of the information security and privacy environment. During this program, you will be immersed in the latest thinking and best practices on all aspects of information security and privacy technologies, tools, methodologies, and management. Professionals with a bachelor’s in any undergraduate academic discipline may apply.

Application Deadlines

Be sure to submit your application by the following deadlines.

Fall Admission
June 15th
Spring Admission
November 15th
Summer Admission
April 1st (limited)

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Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript confirming a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree for the Post-Graduate Certificate) from an accredited college or university
  • TOEFL scores, taken within last 2 years (for international applicants)
  • Statement of purpose highlighting career and educational goals
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Completed Graduate School application and $65 application fee

Tuitition & Fees

For information on tuition and fees, go to UNCG Online website. Be sure to scroll down for information on in-state, out-of-state, and military tuition rates. Please note: online students will not be assessed an orientation fee. However, the Bryan School assess a differential tuition fee for its graduate programs. The differential tuition averages $200 per credit hour.

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Curriculum


Required Courses (3 credit hours each)

  • ISM-665: Principles of Cyber Security
  • ISM-666: Blockchains and Cryptography
  • ISM-667: Global Cyber Threat Analysis

Elective Courses (3 credit hours each)

You may choose from the following or other approved courses.

  • ISM-645: Principles of Predictive Analytics
  • ISM-646: Visualizing Data to Design Strategy
  • ISM-647: Cognitive Computing and Artificial Intelligence
  • ISM-670: IT Disruptive Innovation Management
  • ISM-671: Organizing Data for Analytics
  • ISM-672: App Design and Programming

 

  • ISM-673: Designing Secure Computer and IoT Networks for Business
  • ISM-677: Information Systems Management
  • ISM-678: Project Management for Dynamic Environments
  • SCM-650: Principles of Supply Chain Management
  • SCM-651: Analytics for Logistics and Distribution Management
  • SCM-652: Strategic Cost, Procurement, and Supply Chain Finance

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Mr. Devante Monds

Graduate Recruitment Assistant
Bryan 389 bryangrad@uncg.edu