2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

Certificate in Cybersecurity


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School: California School of Management and Leadership

Modality(ies): Hybrid, on-ground, online

Calendar(s): 8-week term

CIP Code: 11.1003

Program Description/Overview


With the rise of cybercrime (hackings, data breaches, and cyberattacks) affecting government and private organizations and individuals, the demand for cybersecurity jobs has increased exponentially. California demand’s data shows a shortage of over 36,000 cybersecurity jobs. Academic institutions are attempting to close this cybersecurity talent gaps across the country. A certificate in cyber security would be a key to opportunities in this challenging field.

The 9 credits in this graduate certificate are graduate-level credits and students can transfer the certificate courses to Alliant’s Master of Science in Information Systems Technology (MS-IST) degree program. 

Program Learning Outcomes/Goals


  1. Understanding of cybersecurity fundamentals
  2. Identifying computer and network vulnerabilities
  3. Risk management and mitigation of databases and critical infrastructure
  4. Network defense and intrusion detection and prevention techniques

Credit Units


Total Credit Units: 9

Total Core Credit Units: 9

Total Elective Credit Units: N/A

Total Concentration Credit Units: N/A

Curriculum Plan


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