Certificate in Cybersecurity
American Public University System

Program Details

A Certificate in Cybersecurity can give students the knowledge and skills necessary to keep sensitive information out of the hands of cyber criminals. Cybersecurity experts can find employment in government and public safety sectors, as well as commercial industries.

Classes examine the digital forensics tools, techniques, and methods used by cyber analysts. Students will learn how to detect cybercrime, cyber terrorism, cyber war, cyberstalking, and cyberbullying. The program provides an understanding of the social and legal impacts of cybercrime. Graduates can pursue certification from the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS).

Topics of study in this certification program include:

  • Legal issues in information security
  • Computer forensics
  • Investigating network intrusions and cybercrime security
  • Cyberlaw and privacy in a digital age

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School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score