Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy

Certificate Program

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.

Register Now Request Information

Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy

Please note: All classes will be taught in a Flex Learning environment for the Fall & Spring—using live Zoom video conferencing—to mirror a more traditional classroom with regular interaction, engaging activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts.

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


  • Format

    Flex Learning & Online

  • Enrollment

    Friday evenings & Saturdays

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall & spring

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.

  • "Making the Business Case for Cybersecurity" was a GREAT foundation course. It left me with a sense that I have a good base-line to do more in the field.”

    Ethan S. Burger Cybersecurity Strategy
  • I've already started applying what I learned in class to my current job, especially the networking and OT aspects. We learned not only from the professor, but from each other too.”

    Samantha LoPresti Cybersecurity Strategy

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