2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    Mar 24, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Cyber Security

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This graduate certificate program is designed to prepare current IT professionals to remediate critical security risks, including ransomware and other cybercrimes, and implement mitigating controls for a secure and protected environment. Through hands-on, interactive coursework, students have the opportunity to

  • Explore current and emerging information security threats.
  • Design tests to probe system penetrability in your technology, networks, and physical environments..
  • Evaluate application of laws and regulations to IT.
  • Develop incident response, security plans, and security awareness programs.

The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Cyber Security is part of Walden’s information technology program offerings. Walden is designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through the year 2019.

Certificate Requirements

  • 9 semester credits
  • 1.5 semesters (6 months) to complete

Course Sequence

Semester Course Credits
1    3 sem. cr.
   3 sem. cr.
2    3 sem. cr.


Program Data

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