Cybersecurity, Graduate Certificate
Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity
Why Pursue This Program
The online Cybersecurity, Graduate Certificate program is designed to provide students with the knowledge to manage information-related risks by ensuring confidentiality, integrity, athentication, availability and non-repudiation of data.
Cybersecurity is an emerging, rapidly expanding science that addresses problems in the fundamental understanding of the design, development, implementation, and life-cycle support of secure information systems.
Students of this program gain skills to:
- Analyze a problem, identify and define the security requirements appropriate to its solution and implement the requirements.
- Create an effective presentation for a range of audiences that explains the problem, security issues and requirements and presents a solution.
- Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal in a professional, ethical, legal and responsible manner.
Credits earned from this program can be applied to the Master of Science in Cybersecurity degree.
The need for secure information systems has become a paramount concern as the computer-enabled, Internet-connected, digital-based global society of the 21st century emerges. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for computer and information technology occupations is growing at a rate of 11%, much faster than the average for all occupations.
What's it like to take a program online?
Quality learning experience
The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.
Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.
Service you expect from a leading University
Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.