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Cybersecurity

Graduate Certificate

Keep sensitive and private data safe. 

The world's dependence on computers and information systems continues to deepen, creating a growing but increasingly competitive market for information technology professionals — especially those in the field of cybersecurity. Prepare yourself to take your place on the front lines of the fight to keep sensitive and private data safe.

Through this graduate degree certificate, you will obtain high-level expertise that you can immediately apply to your career in the information assurance field. You will study subjects like computer and network forensics, enterprise assurance, and securing and protecting systems, applications and data. If you decide to pursue a cybersecurity master’s degree, many of the credits earned with your cybersecurity certificate are transferrable.

Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online or on-campus courses
8-week terms

Credits for Completion
12 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$820 per credit hour

Sample Cybersecurity Classes

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MSIA 680: Computer Forensics

Explore computer forensics encompassing a variety of legal and technical challenges through hands-on and theoretical experiences with technology, techniques and legal policy during investigation of computer components.

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MSIA 682: Network Forensics

Examine forensic analysis of networks utilizing unique and sophisticated sets of tools, techniques and legal policies, covering established concepts, methodology and tools to enhance performance of network forensics.

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MSIA 685: Malware Analysis and Response

Learn to analyze malicious programs, web pages and documents to identify other indications of infection and block further damage to the targeted company or assets. 

Program Details

Get all the details on our graduate certificate in Cybersecurity, including course requirements and application materials. 

How to Apply

To apply to the Cybersecurity graduate certificate program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience or a bachelor's degree in a relevant computer science field
  • Admissions Essay
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $820 per credit hour
Total program credits: 12
Fees: $75 technology fee may be applied to each course

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October.