Certificate in Cybersecurity Courses

Twelve Credits in Less Than Twelve Months

Regis University’s cybersecurity certificate courses have been created for professionals who are interested in growing their career and improving their abilities or job prospects in the information assurance and cybersecurity field.

Our graduate certificate in cybersecurity can be earned in less than one year either online, on campus, or a combination of both. You will need to complete four classes (12 credit hours) from the list of courses below.

Not only will a cybersecurity graduate certificate better prepare you for the field, it will also provide foundational knowledge that will help students when they embark on further preparation for information assurance industry exams including:

  • (ISC)2
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Cisco
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Electronic Commerce Council
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Cybersecurity (12 credit hours)

Select four courses from the list below:

MSIA672 Managing a Secure Enterprise: Provides the knowledge of designing and managing a secure enterprise. Includes aspects of enterprise security, physical security, disaster-recovery planning, and business continuity planning.

MSIA675 Offensive Cyber Security: Exposes students to the different hands-on tactics used by offensive cyber security professionals. Topics include reconnaissance, high-jacking, cracking, vulnerability exploitation, and malware deployment.

MSIA680 Computer Forensics: Explores computer forensics encompassing a variety of legal and technical challenges. Provides hands-on and theoretical experience with technology, techniques and legal policy during investigation of computer components. Pre-requisite(s): MSIA675, or permission of instructor

MSIA682 Network Forensics: Examines forensic analysis of networks utilizing unique and sophisticated sets of tools, techniques and legal policies. Covers established concepts, methodology and tools to enhance performance of network forensics. Pre-requisite(s): MSIA675, or permission of instructor

MSIA683 Advanced Forensics: Assessment and evaluation of forensic artifacts from systems, networks and hosts with respect to legal techniques and policy utilizing tools and appliances.  Provides exposure to real-life scenarios through competition based learning. Pre-requisite(s): MSIA680 and MSIA682, or permission of instructor

MSIA685 Malware Analysis and Response: Learn to analyze malicious programs, web pages, and documents. This analysis can be used to identify other indications of infection and block further damage to the company targeted. Pre-requisite(s): MSIA680 and MSIA682, or permission of instructor

Learn more about our Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity. Request more information or call us at 877-820-0581 to speak to an admissions counselor. You may also visit our resource center to gain more insight on the information assurance industry.

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