An undergraduate student, regardless of field of study, may enroll in the Certificate of Cybersecurity. This Certificate prepares the student to seek entry to mid-level career positions such as:
- Cyber Investigations Analyst, Cyber Security Analyst, Computer/Digital Forensics Analyst, Security Analyst, Security Investigation Specialist, Investigative Specialist for the Justice Department, Evidence Analyst, Forensics Systems Analyst, Multi-media Exploitation Specialist, Information Systems Analyst, Information Systems Operations Analyst, Computer Forensics Analyst, Cyber Security Systems Analyst, Cyber Security Engineer, Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Cyber Ninja, Cyber Athlete, and Cyber Gladiator.
Program graduates will know the selection and utilization of various tools, techniques, and methods, specific to cyber analysts, to detect, recognize, document, certify, and verify cybercrime, cyber terrorism, cyberwar, cyberstalking, and cyberbullying.
This Certification also maps to the general objectives of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) certification. The Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is offered by the American Public University.
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the processes and goals of cyber forensics investigations.
- Assess and select Federal and State laws and legal concepts that affect how governments and organizations think about information security.
- Support the importance of search warrants and chain of custody in a forensic investigation.
- Apply the field of Cybersecurity and the regulatory standards and compliances.
- Gain the foundational knowledge and technologies needed to detect, investigate, and prevent computer-related crimes.
American Public University is part of the American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The HLC accredits degree-granting institutions located in a 19-state region, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED), and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
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- Legal Issues in Information Security
- Computer Forensics
- Digital Forensics: Investigating Network Intrusions and Cybercrime Security
- Cyberlaw and Privacy in a Digital Age
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesIT Security Cyber Security View 171 other Masters in Cyber Security in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Our university welcomes international applicants from many countries around the world. We are an online university and students are not required to enter the U.S. Therefore, we do not issue I-20 or DS-2019 forms for the F-1 or J-1 student visas.
- In addition to the admission requirements for undergraduate or graduate study, we may require additional documents related to residency,
- English proficiency, and educational background. Our institution maintains the right to require this documentation when needed.
International285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 12 months.
National285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 12 months.
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