The certificate in Cybersecurity Technologies provides students with the foundations and basics to understand the fields of cybersecurity, computer forensics and other related technical areas. Students in this certificate program will learn about computer hardware, how cyber technologies relate to the criminal justice field, how cyber technologies are evolving, what constitutes a computer forensics investigation and how fraud is related to cybercrime. In addition, students in this certificate program will learn about the complex world of information assurance risk and compliance. Students will learn about the complex and evolving legal, ethical and regulatory environment related to information assurance, cybersecurity and computer investigations. This hands-on certificate will educate students looking to change careers who would like to break into the growing and ever changing field of cybersecurity.
Total credit hours required for the certificate: 18