While the SCS campus remains closed, on-campus classes will continue to be held remotely. These courses usually run during their regularly scheduled time and are held in synchronous sessions conducted via Zoom. Students should work with their academic advisors to develop course schedules that meet their academic and personal needs.
To earn a Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Risk Management, you must successfully complete 4 courses (12 credits total), selecting from the following:
Ethics in Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Governance Frameworks
Information Assurance & Risk Management
Security Architecture & Design
Information Security Laws & Regulatory Compliance
Communication Strategy for Information Security Professionals
Disruptive Technology & Organizational Change
You’ll have the flexibility to earn your certificate at a pace that suits your schedule—you can take up to 9 credits per semester and have up to two years to complete the program.
Full-time students typically take three courses during the fall and spring semesters, and two courses during the summer semester.
Part-time students typically take one to two courses during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Risk Management is available in both an online format and an on-campus format. You can opt to take classes online, on campus, or through a combination of both.
On-Campus Format: In the on-campus format, classes are held at the same times every week at our downtown D.C. campus.
Online Format: The online graduate certificate has the same curriculum as the on-campus format and offers access to all of the same University resources. In this format, you’ll be able to watch lectures and complete assignments on your own schedule.
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Guidance Related to COVID-19
Updated Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 12:35 PM EDT
SCS continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and respond in support of the University community. Currently, all summer term courses will continue through distance instruction.
In terms of the Fall 2021 semester, the School of Continuing Studies will resume regular operations effective August 16 at the 640 Massachusetts Avenue building, unless otherwise noted for specific programs.