Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computing Systems Security and Privacy

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate 
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Online; Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 11.0701

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 15-1122

About the Program

This certificate provides broad technical expertise in software security, network security, and computer privacy. It includes introductory courses in security engineering and computer privacy that cover the technical fundamentals. Electives provide additional in-depth expertise in operating systems, computer networks, and cryptography, which are essential bodies of knowledge to be able to do technical work in modern computer systems security.

Admission Requirements

The certificate in Computing Systems Security and Privacy accepts applicants who hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited university. Please visit the College of Computing & Informatics website for more information on admission requirements.

Additional Information

For more information about this program, visit the College of Computing & Informatics website.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
CS 590Privacy3.0
CS 645Network Security3.0
SE 578Security Engineering3.0
Elective Courses (choose 2)6.0
Operating Systems
Computer Networks
Machine Learning
Consult departmental advisor for additional electives
Total Credits15.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
SE 5783.0CS 5903.0
Elective3.0CS 6453.0
 6 9
Total Credits 15
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