Certificate in Cybersecurity

Ensure Safety and Integrity of Critical Information and Systems


Program Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost: $4,197

Next start date:

October 2024

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About this Program

There has never been a better time to work in information security. Systems and data are constantly under attack, and tech professionals and managers must be able to stay ahead of the game and deploy the latest tools and strategies to protect their valuable data.

This certificate program provides a thorough technical review of cybersecurity issues and gives you hands-on experience in combating common threats. You’ll investigate different types of attacks and learn how to apply protective measures to all aspects of a company’s technology and business operations. Make sure that your skills are up to date and your systems are well-defended in the pitched battle for information security.

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Software developers, designers, architects, analysts and people with programming, database, system or network administration experience who want to become security analysts. This program is also good for IT managers who want to get hands-on in defense of their company's systems.

Those interested in organizational cybersecurity or IT infrastructure might consider the Cyber Resilience course. See all related programs.

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  • How to identify the latest data threats and attacks
  • Cutting-edge protective strategies for implementing and administering organization-wide security measures
  • Approaches for securing locally hosted networks and for data stored with cloud services
  • Tools and techniques for specific threat categories
  • Emerging trends in the field


By completing this program you’ll be better prepared to take professional security certification exams, including Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Career Stats


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Top Employers

Boeing, Microsoft, Amazon, University of Washington, Vulcan, Facebook


Projected job growth for information security engineers in Washington state (2018-2028)


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Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

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