Curriculum & Schedule

During the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters, professional development and certificate classes will be offered in two formats: Flex Learning and Online. Flex Learning classes are taught in real-time by Georgetown instructors using Zoom video conferencing. Online classes are taught using Canvas, our learning management system, and can be completed at your own pace. Both formats are designed to provide our professional learners with a high-quality, engaging educational experience. For more information on which format is best for you, please contact Program Support at pdcprograms@georgetown.edu.

You must successfully complete the six required courses, for a total of 10.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or 108.0 contact hours. All six courses must be completed within a two-year period.

  1. Making the Business Case for Cybersecurity (Required; 1.8 CEUs)
  2. Threats, Vulnerabilities and Social Engineering (Required; 1.8 CEUs)
  3. Technical Countermeasure and Risk Assessment (Required; 1.8 CEUs)
  4. Managing Security (Required; 1.8 CEUs)
  5. Leadership and Strategy in Cybersecurity (Required; 1.8 CEUs)
  6. Applied Cybersecurity & Crisis Management (Required; 1.8 CEUs)

Course Schedule

Course Name Semester and Section
Required Courses  Summer 2020Fall 2020
Making the Business Case for Cybersecurity
   
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Sep 28 to Oct 11, 2020
Required Summer 2020Fall 2020
Threats, Vulnerabilities and Social Engineering in Cybersecurity
   
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Oct 12 to Oct 25, 2020
Required Summer 2020Fall 2020
Leadership and Strategy in Cybersecurity
   
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Oct 26 to Nov 8, 2020
Required Summer 2020Fall 2020
Technical Countermeasures and Risk Assessment
 
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Jul 20 to Aug 2, 2020
 
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Nov 9 to Nov 22, 2020
Required Summer 2020Fall 2020
Managing Security
 
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Aug 3 to Aug 16, 2020
 
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Nov 23 to Dec 6, 2020
Required Summer 2020Fall 2020
Applied Cybersecurity & Crisis Management
 
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Aug 17 to Aug 30, 2020
 
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Dec 7 to Dec 18, 2020