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Undergraduate Cybersecurity Certificate

Undergraduate Cybersecurity Certificate

The undergraduate Cybersecurity Certificate from Excelsior College is designed for working adults who want a quick, practical education in cybersecurity.

You'll develop a set of cybersecurity strategies and skills that you can use right away on the job to improve your performance, add new responsibilities, and earn promotions and higher pay.

This 16-credit online cybersecurity program is ideal for working adults. You'll take classes where and when it's convenient for you, in a convenient interactive format. The cybersecurity certificate program provides a solid foundation in core subjects such as:

  • Computer system security
  • Cybersecurity defenses
  • White collar crime
  • Cybercrime and cyberterrorism

Excelsior's undergraduate certificate in cybersecurity is a useful credential on its own—and it can be a first step toward a bachelor's degree, should you choose to pursue one. All the credits from the certificate transfer directly into Excelsior's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree program.

Develop Practical, Career-building Skills in Cybersecurity

A national leader in adult education and distance learning since 1971, Excelsior College specializes in career-building educational programs that combine high quality with flexibility and convenience.

Our student-friendly online format is designed for working adults who need to meet work and family obligations at the same time they're pursuing their education. We also offer budget-friendly tuition and student fees to keep the cybersecurity certificate affordable.

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Undergraduate Cybersecurity Certificate Credit Requirements

Credit Requirements

The undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is cross-listed between the School of Business & Technology and the School of Liberal Arts. This 16-credit undergraduate certificate comprises introductory courses in cybersecurity technology and fundamental knowledge in cybercrime investigation.

All students will be required to complete the capstone course, C