As advances in information technology have made it easier to collect, store, process, and generate data at a staggering rate, concerns over potential security breaches 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.
All coursework is transferable to the MS in IT & Management program.
3 credit hours each
You may choose 3 credit hours from the following or other approved courses:
The Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security program welcomes a variety of applicants, whether they come to us with years of professional experience or have just recently earned an undergraduate degree — business or otherwise.
|Fall Semester:||June 15|
|Spring Semester:||November 15|
|Summer Semester:||April 1|
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International students should reference the Graduate School’s Application Guide for transcript and language proficiency details.
These estimated program costs include tuition and fees based on the 2022-2023 Graduate Tuition and Fee Schedule and do not include the cost of textbooks or student health insurance. Visit csh.uncg.edu for more detailed information. Tuition and fees vary depending on the program track pursued and the number of credit hours taken each semester.
|Estimated Program Cost||Per Credit Hour|
|Assumes 12 credit hours of part-time study for 1 year.|
The Outside-of-NC rate applies to students located outside of the state taking online classes. The Out-of-State rate applies to students taking classes while located within the state, but are not residents of NC (determined by the Residency Determination Service).
This program provides knowledge and skills on all aspects of information security and privacy technologies, tools, methodologies, and management. The certificate meets the demand of organizations and government agencies for employees skilled in information security and privacy. Career opportunities include:
Graduate Student Ambassadors participate weekly in Bryan School graduate connection events and serve to represent the School’s six master’s programs.
UNCG has been named both Best for Vets and a Military Friendly School. We’re a Yellow Ribbon Program participant, and are proud to offer a variety of benefits for veterans, active-duty military, and military-affiliated students, such as:
For more information on UNCG Military-Affiliated services and benefits, visit military.uncg.edu.
If you still have questions regarding one of our graduate certificate programs please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.