Page Hero - Areas of Study - Technology Programs

Technology Programs

Graduate Cybersecurity Certificate

Graduate Cybersecurity Management Certificate

The graduate Cybersecurity Certificate from Excelsior College is designed for working adults who hold a bachelor's degree and seek a short, practical route to management-level positions in cybersecurity.

In this 16-credit online cybersecurity program, you'll acquire advanced expertise that you can use immediately in your job, while building up credits that can apply toward a master's degree, should you decide to pursue one.

You'll take online cybersecurity management classes where and when they fit into your schedule, so they won't conflict with work or family activities. Courses are led by industry experts and focus on the most current trends and practices in cybersecurity management, including:

  • Ethical and legal aspects of cybersecurity
  • Information assurance
  • IT risk analysis

Excelsior has offered innovative educational solutions for working adults since 1971. We specialize in career-oriented programs that combine high quality with flexibility and convenience.

Program Page: Apply and RFI Links

Graduate Cybersecurity Management Certificate Credit Requirements

Credit Requirements

The 16-credit graduate certificate in Cybersecurity Management is a graduate-level certificate comprised of five graduate-level courses. This certificate will serve as a lead-in to the MBA concentration in Cybersecurity Management or the Master of Science degree in Cybersecurity.

Depending on content, students may transfer in up to 8 credits into the certificate program. All students must complete the capstone course, CYS 590, at Excelsior College.

Credits earned for the graduate Cybersecurity Management Certificate may transfer into the MBA or Master of Science in Cybersecurity from the School of Business & Technology, or the Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the School of Liberal Arts.

Learn more about the credit requirements

Program Outcom