Graduate Certificate in Ethical Hacking

Graduate Certificate: Certified Ethical Hacker

This graduate certificate is intended for students interested in ethical hacking.  This certificate program will prepare the student for EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) 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

CSCI 487Penetration Testing3
CSCI 587Ethical Hacking3
CSCI 567Secure Software Engineering3