Applied Cybersecurity Certificate Program

UT Tyler Department of Computer Science

The Cybersecurity Certificate Program is designed to provide students with enhanced opportunities for future employment in the information technology world. Cybersecurity is needed in every domain, from the government to corporate, military to medical, financial to personal, because each one collects, stores and transmits data, much of which is sensitive information.

As the amount of digital data and transactions grow, so does the need for cybersecurity professionals in a variety of roles. This has opened the doors to a lucrative career move for both seasoned cybersecurity professionals and those making a lateral career move into a new field.

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses (9 hrs.)

The certificate requires students to complete 9 semester credit hours (3 courses) from the following existing course set with a grade of B or better in each course. Prerequisites for all certificate courses selected will apply.

COSC 5343-Contingency Planning
 
COSC 5367-Cryptography
 
COSC 5388-Digital Forensics
 
CSCI 5362-Ethical Hacking
 
CSCI 5363-Reverse Engineering & Malware Analysis
 
Courses completed for this certification will be listed as a milestone on an official university transcript and a certificate of completion will be awarded by the Department of Computer Science.