Cybersecurity Management (Certificate)
The Cybersecurity Management certificate program is designed for students seeking knowledge that will prepare them for careers in the management of cybersecurity and information security. Students will learn to oversee and manage information security; security awareness; training, policy, and procedures; and allocating strategic sources such as personnel, infrastructure, requirements, policy enforcement, emergency planning, and other resources.
The certificate program requires completion of four graduate courses in topics such as cybersecurity technologies, information system security management, vulnerability analysis and control, and incident response disaster recovery. Students may apply credits earned in the certificate program toward a graduate degree.
The Certificate in Cybersecurity Management program is designed for students seeking knowledge that will prepare them for careers in cybersecurity and information security management. Students take four graduate courses and may apply credits earned in the certificate program toward a graduate degree.
An advanced education opens up a variety of career opportunities.
Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, but the degree does not need to be in an information technology or a computer-related field. Prerequisites may be required for some courses in the certificate program, but the prerequisites will not be applied toward the certificate.
The United States Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have designated Illinois Institute of Technology as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.