Cybersecurity Strategy

Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy

Online & Flex Learning Formats

Learn how to develop cyber strategies that increase security and align with business needs through a comprehensive examination of the cybersecurity field.

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Cultivate the skills needed to design and implement a comprehensive information security strategy through Georgetown’s Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy. Academics and industry experts will guide you through a combination of independent study, lectures, and group work approaching the practice of cybersecurity through a managerial lens.

Throughout the program, you’ll develop strategic knowledge of security models, risk assessment, secure systems development, crisis management, and legal, regulatory, and compliance issues. You’ll also gain tactical knowledge by examining access control, encryption, network security, and social engineering.

  • Ideal for

    Experienced tech professionals

  • Duration

    12 weeks to 2 years

  • Tuition

    $6,330

  • Format

    Flex Learning & Online

  • Schedule

    Friday evenings & Saturdays

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall & spring

What is Flex Learning?

Flex Learning is our term for live, online instruction. Georgetown faculty deliver the same learning objectives as in-person courses, and we keep classes small to support interactive and engaged learning and collaboration.

Upon successful completion of the certificate, you’ll be able to:

  • Support the business case for a cybersecurity strategy
  • Summarize national and global cybersecurity issues
  • Compose a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy
  • Calculate information security risks
  • Express related legal, regulatory, and compliance frameworks
  • Develop a crisis management plan