Explore our suite of online cyber security graduate certificates.
As the cyber security field becomes more complex, having a general understanding of computing networks is no longer enough. Today’s employers seek specialists who have an enhanced expertise on topics such as security analysis, forensics, hacking and network security.
That’s why we’ve created a suite of certificates that can prepare you to excel in these areas. Each nine-credit certificate consists of three 14-week courses and can be completed in as little as one year.
The credits you earn can also be applied toward our online Master of Science in Cyber Security.
Are you considering a career change to cyber security?
The University of North Dakota welcomes students from all backgrounds into our graduate certificate program. Depending on your prior educational and professional experience, you may be required to take up to two foundation courses: Analytical Foundations of Cyber Security and/or Computing Foundations of Cyber Security. Speaking to an enrollment advisor can help you determine whether you meet these prerequisites.
Why choose the University of North Dakota for your online Cyber Security Graduate Certificate?
As information technology continues to change our society, you can prepare for the future by learning innovative ways to defend and protect organizations against cyber-attacks.
You can benefit from comprehensive coursework taught by industry experts in the College of Engineering & Mines (CEM) — one of the most well-respected engineering schools in the upper Midwest — so you will feel confident knowing that you can graduate prepared for what’s next in cyber security.
We’re accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and ranked the Number 2 Best Online Cyber Security Degree in 2021 by Best Value Schools. We also consistently rank among the best for educational value, affordability and career outcomes by several top-ranking organizations.
That means when it comes to quality, you can be confident in UND.
Learn cutting-edge skills from distinguished faculty
Our faculty members are leading scholars and practitioners who have years of experience in the cyber security field and are eager to share their expertise with you.
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