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
Once you complete the 12 credits required to earn this certificate, you’ll have the opportunity to apply these credits toward the 33-credit Master's in Cybersecurity Risk Management.
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.
You’ll have the flexibility to earn your graduate certificate at a pace that suits your schedule:
Full-time students typically take 9 credits (3 courses) during their first semester and 3 credits (1 course) in their second semester.
Part-time students typically take 3 to 6 credits (1 to 2 courses) per semester until they complete the program.