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A Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Cybersecurity is available to students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree. The program is designed to prepare students for success in IT Security, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, and Information System Security.

The certificate programs are designed to give the student the technology knowledge and skills needed move into a career in technology. Each requires six core Information Technology courses plus six concentration courses. Students seeking to earn multiple certificates cannot overlap elective courses from one certificate to another certificate.

Core Requirements

Course Title Prerequisites
CPST 1200 Fundamentals of Information Systems and Technology none
CPST 2200 Application Development Fundamentals CPST 1200
CPST 2300 Database Fundamentals CPST 1200
CPST 2500 IT Infrastructure Fundamentals none
CPST 2600 Networking Fundamentals CPST 1200
CPST 2700 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity CPST 1200

Concentration Requirements

CPST 3650 Linux Administration and Linux Security CPST 2500
CPST 3930 Cyber Threats and Cyber Security CPST 2700
CPST 4610 Windows Server Administration CPST 1200, 2500
CPST 4930 Network Security CPST 2600, 2700
  Select two courses:  
CPST 4810 Windows Security CPST 4610
CPST 4850 Penetration Testing CPST 2700, 3700
CPST 4870 System Forensics, Investigation, and Response CPST 2700, 3700
CPST 4950 Web Application Security CPST 2400, 2700