Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Administration Online

Gain the immediate skills you need to transition or accelerate your career in security governance and policy development.

Apply by: 8/5/22
Start class: 8/19/22

Program Overview

Optimize your skillset with a Cybersecurity Administration Certificate

Total Tuition $4,410*
Duration As few as 3 months
Credit Hours 9

Equip yourself with data security capabilities and knowledge that organizations need more by the day with the UIS Online Cybersecurity Administration Certificate. This certificate program imparts knowledge of security governance and policy development and offers hands-on experience in information security—vital skills that warrant an increase in your earning potential.

Led by the same knowledgeable and experienced UIS faculty who teach on campus, this program’s 100 percent online coursework focuses on technical and nontechnical facets of cybersecurity, including threats to data safety, vulnerabilities and controls. Digital forensics procedures and techniques covered by the program include data acquisition and analysis as well as report writing.

Graduates of the online Cybersecurity Administration certificate will:

  • Understand the technical and human factors of information security threats, vulnerabilities and controls
  • Use procedures and techniques within digital forensics, including data analysis and report writing
  • Understand the technical and human factors of information security threats, vulnerabilities and controls
  • Use procedures and techniques within digital forensics, including data analysis and report writing

Career opportunities:

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Cybersecurity Manager
  • Cybersecurity Management Consultant
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Cybersecurity Manager
  • Cybersecurity Management Consultant
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance Officer

Accreditation

The College of Business and Management at the University of Illinois Springfield is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.

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Total Tuition $4,410*
Duration As few as 3 months
Credit Hours 9

Accreditation

The University of Illinois Springfield is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. For more information, contact the Higher Learning Commission at hlcommission.org/.

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Tuition

An affordable graduate certificate is an investment in yourself

Earn a world-class education for less than you’d expect. Our pay-by-the-course tuition fits easily into your budget.

*Total cost is estimated at $1,470 per course based on a semester fee schedule.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $4,410
Per Credit Hour $490
*Total cost is estimated at $1,470 per course based on a semester fee schedule

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $4,410*
Per Credit Hour $490

Calendar

Make a note of these upcoming dates and deadlines

Designed for working professionals, UIS Online programs feature multiple start dates per year, so you can begin at the time that best fits your schedule and complete your certificate quickly.

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 8/5/22
Next Class Start Date 8/19/22
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Fall 2022-1st Half8/19/228/5/228/11/228/15/228/18/2210/15/228 weeks
Fall 2022-2nd Half10/17/2210/3/2210/9/2210/13/2210/14/2212/10/228 weeks

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 8/5/22
Next Class Start Date 8/19/22

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Admissions

Here’s what you need to apply for this career-advancing certificate

We’ve streamlined our admission process to save you time and effort. Just follow these simple steps to apply.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • No GMAT required

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.0 GPA

Courses

Preview the Cybersecurity Administration Certificate curriculum

For the online Cybersecurity Administration Certificate program, you must complete three courses totaling nine credit hours.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Provides a foundation for understanding and analyzing information in organizations. Fundamental concepts of systems and information are covered. Topics include computer-based information systems, user requirements, and analysis and specification of systems requirements, life cycle, and security. Course Information: Open to non-majors. Access to the internet is required.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Discussion of the principles and practices of cybersecurity management on how to protect information systems against attacks, intrusions, malware and data breaches. From a management perspective, includes the contents of policies, approaches, and techniques related to security issues threatening businesses and organizations. Prerequisite: MIS 513 or 525 (may be taken concurrently).
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Review of the security laws, privacy issues, regulations, and compliance standards in a global environment. Includes management of the complexities of security, compliance and legal obligations, including general laws, industry standards, and standards of third-party vendors and specific organizations. Prerequisite: MIS 579 (may be taken concurrently).
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