Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy

Curriculum & Schedule

During the Summer & Fall 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  Fall 2022Spring 2023
Making the Business Case for Cybersecurity
   
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Feb 6 to Feb 19, 2023
Required Fall 2022Spring 2023
Threats, Vulnerabilities and Social Engineering in Cybersecurity
   
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Feb 20 to Mar 5, 2023
Required Fall 2022Spring 2023
Leadership and Strategy in Cybersecurity
   
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Mar 6 to Mar 19, 2023
Required Fall 2022Spring 2023
Technical Countermeasures and Risk Assessment
   
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Mar 20 to Apr 2, 2023
Required Fall 2022Spring 2023
Managing Security
   
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Apr 3 to Apr 16, 2023
Required Fall 2022Spring 2023
Applied Cybersecurity & Crisis Management
 
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Dec 5 to Dec 18, 2022
 
Section 101Status: Open
Format: Online
Apr 17 to Apr 30, 2023