Certificate in Cybersecurity


This certificate is designed for the student who wants to be able to describe and understand cyberterrorism, cyberwarfare, and cybercrime. In this program, the student will identify the behaviors and motivations of cyber criminals while developing understandings about how to protect computer systems from the criminals. Students will learn the fundamentals of cyber law and the issues around those laws. And finally, this program will teach students how the Internet is used as both a weapon and a resource.


Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate the ability to employ various information sources and technology to research how the Internet can be used as a weapon.
  • Analyze the social and economic impact of cybercrimes.
  • Identify and discuss theories and threats that computers and the Internet provide to terrorists and criminals.
  • Explain core components of cyber laws and their issues and their relationship to information security.
  • Communicate final products about topics of computer intrusions defense in effective and appropriate language and formats.

Certificate (13.5 Credit Hours)

SEC360DC – Information Security

SEC665- Cyber Security

TCT617- Cyberterrorism, Cyberwarfare, Cybercrime

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.