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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
Campus
Online
 
EC Council University Online
Albuquerque, USA

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

EC-Council University’s Graduate Certificate Program focuses on the competencies necessary for cybersecurity professionals to become managers, directors, and CIOs. Each certificate targets skills and understandings specific to particular roles in the IT security framework of an organization. The certificates can be taken individually or as multiples of up to five — each building across knowledge domains from IT practitioner skill levels to IT executive skill levels. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 9 months
English
Online
 
University of Essex Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Organisations around the world have never been more at risk of cyberattacks, due to the greater role that data and technology play across all operations. This 100% online shor ... +

Organisations around the world have never been more at risk of cyberattacks, due to the greater role that data and technology play across all operations. This 100% online short conversion course is intended for individuals interested in cybersecurity who don’t have the required academic background or work experience to enter this field. Through this online PG Cert Cyber Security, you will gain essential cybersecurity knowledge as well as explore the latest trends in this field. You will also develop an understanding of how to reduce vulnerabilities and promote defences within digital systems. Cybersecurity professionals are increasingly sought after so at the end of your studies, you will be able to unlock careers in a wide range of sectors. You will also be able to continue your studies and advance onto our PG Dip or Masters programme. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
26 Oct 2021
Online
 

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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
 
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
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 - 3 semesters
English, Dutch
19 Sep 2022
30 Jun 2022
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
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
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
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
Sep 2022
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
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
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
 
e-courses4you
Harlow, United Kingdom

It’s now vital for any business or person to have Cyber Security. With lots of personal and sensitive information being stored such as credit card details and confidential ema ... +

It’s now vital for any business or person to have Cyber Security. With lots of personal and sensitive information being stored such as credit card details and confidential emails, it is extremely important to keep the hackers out. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of Cyber Security and the threats that could be lurking, including types of Malware, forms of security breaches, prevention tips, various software, how to defend against hackers and much much more. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 8 hours
English
Online
 
Valley Forge Military College
Philadelphia, USA

The Valley Forge Military College Cybersecurity Certificate, recognized by the NSA and DHS as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense for two-year colleges (CAE2Y), ... +

The Valley Forge Military College Cybersecurity Certificate, recognized by the NSA and DHS as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense for two-year colleges (CAE2Y), prepares cadets and students for a high-demand career in information security. We provide our students' career guidance and employment counseling upon completion of the Certificate program. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus