Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Analyst

Graduate Certificate: Cyber Security Analyst

This graduate certificate is intended for students interested in experience as a security analyst.  This certificate program will prepare the student for EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) certification.

Admission Requirements

The applicant must meet the School of Graduate Studies’ current minimum general admission requirements as published in the graduate catalog.  Applicants must also meet the following admission requirements for this certificate:

  1. A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Cyber Security, or a related discipline.
  2. Students with an undergraduate degree in an unrelated discipline may be admitted to the program after completion of EE 601 and EE 602 with a passing grade.
  3. A minimum undergraduate G.P.A. of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) is required.  Provisional admission may be obtained for G.P.A.s less than 2.75.  This will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Certificate Requirements (9 Credits)

A minimum GPA of 3.00 is required in the following courses

PSYC 522Human Factors in Cyber Security3
CSCI 585Vulnerability Assessment3
EE 611Emerging Threats and Defenses3