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Certificates are earned after the completion of specific college coursework and are designed to enhance knowledge in a specific area. Designed to enhance your degree or career, they are particularly useful in developing skills and specialties that can be applied in the workplace. What is a certificate in cyber security? A certificate will help you transition from a general information te… Read more

Certificates are earned after the completion of specific college coursework and are designed to enhance knowledge in a specific area. Designed to enhance your degree or career, they are particularly useful in developing skills and specialties that can be applied in the workplace.

What is a certificate in cyber security? A certificate will help you transition from a general information technology career to a more specialized area of work. Your studies will cover topics like traditional information security, physical security, and governance, risk management and compliance. Depending on your career and your goals, you could learn to protect and manage the digital information of businesses, governments, or nonprofits. You may choose to pursue coursework including web server design, information assurance, and security on a variety of operating systems.

Cyber security is a rapidly expanding market, with potential for personal and professional growth. A specialized certificate will help you take advantage of these many opportunities and may increase your earning potential through increased qualifications.

The cost of a certificate in cyber security can vary widely from one institution to another. As a certificate program, however, it can often be finished quickly. Depending on your institution, you may be able to complete the program in less than a year.

Earn a certificate to enhance the career you already have or to start on a new career path with greater rewards. Cyber security is a wide and varied field, with public and private applications. Some jobs available include information security analyst, data security administrator, cryptographer, information systems security administrator, and forensics expert. Your expanded knowledge and skills in security may help increase your mobility within the field.

You can advance your career in information technology with a certificate in cyber security. Apply to a program today. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Michigan-Flint
Flint, USA

In an increasingly interconnected world, information is exposed to a growing number and a wider variety of risks. Threats such as malicious code, ransomware and malware, sophi ... +

In an increasingly interconnected world, information is exposed to a growing number and a wider variety of risks. Threats such as malicious code, ransomware and malware, sophisticated phishing, and denial-of-service attacks have become more common and ambitious. This makes implementing and maintaining information security vital to the protection of data. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 72 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Postgraduate
London, United Kingdom

We offer the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. The PG Cert Business Intelligence An ... +

We offer the Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) for those who are looking to complete a postgraduate qualification, in less than one year. The PG Cert Business Intelligence Analytics course is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of data management and cybersecurity. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
University of Essex Online
Colchester, United Kingdom

Organisations around the world have never been more at risk of cyber-attacks, due to the greater role that data and technology play across all operations. This short conversio ... +

Organisations around the world have never been more at risk of cyber-attacks, due to the greater role that data and technology play across all operations. This short conversion course is intended for individuals interested in cybersecurity who don’t have the required academic background or work experience to find employment in this field. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
Online
 

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EC-Council University
Albuquerque, USA

EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies necessary for cybersecurity professionals to become managers, directors, and CIOs. Students wi ... +

EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies necessary for cybersecurity professionals to become managers, directors, and CIOs. Students will experience not only specialized technical training in a variety of IT security areas, but they will also acquire an understanding of organizational structure and behavior, the skills to work within and across that organizational structure, and the ability to analyze and navigate its hierarchy successfully. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 9 months
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

The PG Cert Cyber Security and Data Governance Online provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. The programme is positioned at the juxtaposition of t ... +

The PG Cert Cyber Security and Data Governance Online provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. The programme is positioned at the juxtaposition of technology, business and policy. It is ideal for students who have an interest in developing specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of data management and cyber security, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in these areas. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 months
English
Online
 
SANS Technology Institute
Bethesda, USA

Designed for working InfoSec and IT professionals who want to develop a technical base in cyber skills, the Cybersecurity Engineering (Core) graduate certificate program spans ... +

Designed for working InfoSec and IT professionals who want to develop a technical base in cyber skills, the Cybersecurity Engineering (Core) graduate certificate program spans from an introductory survey of fundamental information security tools and techniques to a more advanced study of the interrelationships between offensive and defensive information security best practices. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
MIA Digital University
Barcelona, Spain

The certificate program in Cyber Security Management offers the theoretical and practical knowledge of privacy and security and the technological and organizational skills nee ... +

The certificate program in Cyber Security Management offers the theoretical and practical knowledge of privacy and security and the technological and organizational skills needed to analyze the company’s business structure and manage human resources and complex work teams. In particular, students will acquire advanced managerial skills to cover strategic roles with specific responsibilities in the field of audit, risk management, and compliance, within the framework of the new security regulations and processes. -
Certificate
Full-time
6 months
English, Spanish
Online
 
Howest College - University College West
Bruges, Belgium

Give your career in Cyber Security a boost. The Advanced Program Applied Computer Science with a major in Cyber Security at Howest, Bruges, Belgium offers you the ideal educat ... +

Give your career in Cyber Security a boost. The Advanced Program Applied Computer Science with a major in Cyber Security at Howest, Bruges, Belgium offers you the ideal education. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
2 semesters
English, Dutch
20 Sep 2021
30 Jun 2021
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

Without proper protection, our networks are vulnerable to black-hat hackers, identity thieves, and spammers. There are few people who have the skills and education needed to w ... +

Without proper protection, our networks are vulnerable to black-hat hackers, identity thieves, and spammers. There are few people who have the skills and education needed to ward off the enemies lurking behind computer screens, ready to thwart firewalls, infiltrate networks and corrupt servers. If you've been thinking of a career protecting the systems that run our networks and economy, the Network and Security Architecture program will prepare you for this in-demand field. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
USA Online, USA

Corporations have been put on alert to heighten their infrastructure and data security due to threats from hackers and cyber-terrorists. Government agencies and customers have ... +

Corporations have been put on alert to heighten their infrastructure and data security due to threats from hackers and cyber-terrorists. Government agencies and customers have dramatically increased their requirements of corporate security procedures. Develop the skills you need to succeed in this rapidly expanding, dynamic field. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 15 months
English
Online
 
Centennial College
Toronto, Canada

Centennial College's Cybersecurity program is a one-year graduate certificate offering designed to address the industry's increasing demand for well-educated security professi ... +

Centennial College's Cybersecurity program is a one-year graduate certificate offering designed to address the industry's increasing demand for well-educated security professionals in the public and private sectors. This School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program will educate you on how to protect computers, applications, and networks from unauthorized and malicious users or software. It will cover the key cybersecurity concepts of cryptography, cyber forensics, and network security in addition to topics such as mobile network security, cloud security, and ethical hacking techniques and tools. This Cybersecurity program will also address supporting concepts of information system security that are integral parts of cybersecurity. To enhance your applied learning experience, you'll learn current IT security tools, policies, and techniques that were established in collaboration with the College's industry partners. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
May 2021
Online
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

An introduction to the expanding world of cybersecurity and the opportunity to find your niche in this exciting, in-demand field.

An introduction to the expanding world of cybersecurity and the opportunity to find your niche in this exciting, in-demand field. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
English
Online
 
Brighton College
USA Online, USA

The Advanced Security Practitioner Certificate is for the IT professional who is looking to gain special skills and credentials that will allow advancement into the world of C ... +

The Advanced Security Practitioner Certificate is for the IT professional who is looking to gain special skills and credentials that will allow advancement into the world of Cyber Security. Advanced concepts and strategies are covered, which encompass the entire network and build on the concepts presented in our Cisco Certificate. Students who successfully complete this program and meet the objectives will have a solid foundation for work in a cyber-security or information assurance centered career. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
Edith Cowan University Online
Perth, Australia +2 More

Be a trusted leader at the forefront of cybersecurity. Accelerated and 100% online, the Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security engages with and provides a pathway for, informa ... +

Be a trusted leader at the forefront of cybersecurity. Accelerated and 100% online, the Graduate Certificate of Cyber Security engages with and provides a pathway for, information technology professionals seeking to commence or further progress their careers in the cybersecurity domain. It is also relevant to those seeking to enter the IT professionals who have no previous experience in the cyber discipline. The Graduate Certificate consists of only three core units and can be used as a stepping stone into the Graduate Diploma which requires completion of another three units. Additionally, both of these courses can provide a pathway into the Master of Cyber Security for those who do not meet the entry requirements of the Master programme. -
Graduate Certificate
Part-time
6 months
English
17 May 2021
Online
 
Universidad Cenfotec
San José, Costa Rica

El programa de Ciberseguridad de la Universidad Cenfotec en alianza con Socratic Arts, ofrece una preparación especializada y una base sólida en la seguridad de las tecnología ... +

El programa de Ciberseguridad de la Universidad Cenfotec en alianza con Socratic Arts, ofrece una preparación especializada y una base sólida en la seguridad de las tecnologías de información y comunicación, en un programa que combina experiencia, conocimiento, educación y ética. El desarrollo del programa fue financiado, en parte, por el Departamento de Defensa de los Estados Unidos, y el plan de estudios fue diseñado en conjunto con expertos de la industria. -
Certificate
Part-time
Spanish
Online
 

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