The 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 Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is an interdisciplinary program 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 or without a bachelor’s degree. A prior background in information security is not required to enter this program. It is open to both current UMSL students as well new students specifically enrolling for this certificate. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for admission.
Required Courses (9 hours)
|INFSYS 3848||Intro to Information Security||3|
|INFSYS 3842||Data Networks and Security||3|
|INFSYS 3858||Advanced Security and Information Systems||3|
Electives - Choose Three (At least one must be in Computer Science) (9 hours)
|CMP SCI 3760||Cyber Threats and Defense||3|
|CMP SCI 3780||Software Security||3|
|CMP SCI 4020||Introduction to Android Apps: Android Fundamentals||3|
|CMP SCI 4222||iOS Apps||3|
|CMP SCI 4700||Computer Forensics||3|
|CMP SCI 4732||Introduction to Cryptography for Computer Security||3|
|CMP SCI 4750||Introduction to Cloud Computing||3|
|CMP SCI 4780||Computer and Network Security||3|
|CMP SCI 4792||Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing||3|
|CMP SCI 4794||Introduction to Security of IoT Systems||3|
|INFSYS 3868||Secure Software Development||3|
|INFSYS 3878||Information Security Risk Management and Business Continuity||3|
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.