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Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

The Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is a 15-credit program that provides students with a solid foundation in the field of cybersecurity. This certificate is offered completely online and features emerging trends, technologies and strategies in cybersecurity. The certificate is designed to transfer into the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree program at Thomas Edison State University.

Upon completion of the certificate program, you will be able to:

  1. Assess and apply cybersecurity principles, tools and methods to defend information systems against cyberthreats.
  2. Apply cybersecurity design best practices and technologies to prevent and mitigate cyberattacks and vulnerabilities.
  3. Employ network defense technologies, monitoring tools and measures.
  4. Analyze and navigate policy, legal, ethical and compliance aspects of cybersecurity.

Are you considering enrolling in another School of Applied Science and Technology undergraduate program? The 15 credits you earn in the certificate program are transferrable and may satisfy technical electives or free electives in the following Bachelor of Science* degree programs:

*Learn more about the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Scholarship for students enrolled in these Bachelor of Science degree programs.

Leverage Your Training

Have you earned a professional license or certification, or acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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