This certificate program is designed for practicing secondary school (middle and high school) teachers who wish to enhance their teaching careers and qualify to teach dual-enrollment classes in the cybersecurity field. It provides teachers with a solid foundation in cybersecurity principles and practices. Title IV federal financial aid is not available for this certificate program when taken alone but is available when taken as a component of the M.S. in Cybersecurity, or M.Ed. programs.
This program is 18 total graduate credits, including these three required courses (9 credits):
- IT 520: Enterprise Infrastructure and Networks
- IT 530: Computer Security
- IT 570: Cybersecurity: Law, Policy, Ethics and Compliance.
And any three of the following courses (9 credits):
- IT 535: Advanced Computer Security
- IT 537: Computer Forensics and Incident Response
- IT 546: Principles of Data Science
- IT 547: Security and Privacy of Electronic Documents
- IT 557: Monitoring, Auditing and Penetration Testing
- IT 588: Cybersecurity Risk Management
- IT 630: Information Technology Practicum
- IT 670: Computer Network Defense
- IT 680: IT Master’s Project