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Business Cybersecurity Certificates

Graduate Certificate in Business Cybersecurity Foundations

Certificate CODE – CG55

The Certificate in Business Cybersecurity Foundations requires 12 credit hours, which focuses on the development of a new or overhaul of existing cybersecurity structures in firms of all sizes. The emphasis in on developing a case for and the tools to launch a successful cybersecurity management strategy.

Course Requirements. In order to satisfy the requirements of the certificate, a student must complete the required courses below. Note, that a cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for completion of the certificate (a C or better is required in courses, with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0).

BUDA 510
Foundations of Business Intelligence 
3
BUDA 520
Data Management
3
CYBR 525
Business Information Security Assurance
3
CYBR 530  
Business Data Communications
3
Total Hours 12


Graduate Certificate in Business Cybersecurity Management

Certificate Code – CG56

The Certificate in Business Cybersecurity Management requires 12 credit hours, prepares students to manage and improve existing cybersecurity programs with an emphasis on the evaluation of risks and where cybersecurity management meets the law.

Course Requirements. In order to satisfy the requirements of the certificate, a student must complete the required courses below. Note, that a cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for completion of the certificate (a C or better is required in courses, with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0).

CYBR 525          
Business Information Security Assurance
3
CYBR 530  
Business Data Communications 
3
CYBR 535 
Business Network Security
3
CYBR 540  
Information Ethics and Legal Processes  or
3
CYBR 545  
Business Cybersecurity Management
3
Total Hours 12


Graduate Certificate in Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics

Certificate Code – CG54

The Certificate in Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics requires 12 credit hours, the coursework focuses on the symbiotic relationship where data of all types relies on robust cybersecurity management for security and accuracy. The Certificate orients both data and technology analysts to the demands and requirements of both securing and analyzing data.

Course Requirements. In order to satisfy the requirements of the certificate, a student must complete the required courses below. Note, that a cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for completion of the certificate (a C or better is required in courses, with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0).

BUDA 520 Data Management 3
CYBR 530
 Business Data Communications
3
CYBR 540
Decision Sciences and Analytics
3
ACCT 582
Fraud Data Analysis or
3
BUDA 550
Business Data Visualization
3
Total Hours 12

Overview

The Business Cybersecurity Management program is a 12-month, flexible, online hybrid program.

Students will demonstrate managerial expertise in understanding and investigating complex cybersecurity ideas, evaluate data security of businesses from a data and systems security perspective, use appropriate tools to mitigate cybersecurity threats and communicate the analysis and findings of a comprehensive security audit initiative to enhance the protection and security of an organization.

During the duration of the program, students will be required to attend two 2-day residencies on-campus. The first residency will be an orientation and program overview while the second residency students will have an opportunity to present their capstone projects.

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