The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity provides students the flexibility to focus on technical and/or managerial aspects of computer, software, network, and information security.
The 18 credit hour Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is a multidisciplinary program housed in the Graduate School designed to help students from all backgrounds achieve a foundation in information security. With primary courses offered by Computer Science and Information Systems departments, the program also allows students to choose from a range of electives based on student interests.
This certificate serves a broad group of managers, technical specialists, and professionals with a bachelor’s degree. A prior background in information security is not required to enter this program.
Required Courses (9 hours)
|INFSYS 6828||Principles of Information Security||3|
|INFSYS 6836||Management of Data Networks and Security||3|
|Select one of the following:|
|INFSYS 6858||Advanced Cybersecurity Concepts||3|
|CMP SCI 5782||Advanced Information Security||3|
Electives - Choose Three (9 hours)
|CMP SCI 4700||Computer Forensics||3|
|CMP SCI 4780||Computer and Network Security||3|
|CMP SCI 4792||Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing||3|
|CMP SCI 5750||Cloud Computing||3|
|CMP SCI 5732||Cryptography for Computer Security||3|
|INFSYS 6868||Software Assurance||3|
|INFSYS 6878||Management of Information Security||3|
|CMP SCI 5020||Android Apps: Android Fundamentals||3|
|CMP SCI 5222||Advanced iOS Apps||3|
|CMP SCI 5794||Security of IoT Systems||3|
By the time of enrollment, prospective students must have obtained a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent from an accredited college or university. A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required to be considered for regular admission. Residency Requirement: Of the above required six courses at least four must be taken at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Students may not receive both the undergraduate and graduate certificate in cybersecurity.