Graduate Certificate in Information Security
Boston University

Program Details

Help protect data and information in your organization with the knowledge and skills gained from the Graduate Certificate in Information Security from Boston University. This online Information Security program discusses IT security policies and system security measures.

Students will learn about digital forensics to be able to help investigate security breaches. Graduates will understand how information is stored in a database and what services are available to safeguard it. They will be prepared to develop and implement IT security within their workplace.

Students can customize their experience by choosing courses from topics such as:

  • Database security
  • Mobile forensics and security
  • IT security policies and procedures
  • Network security
  • Digital forensics and investigations
  • Enterprise cyber security

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Boston University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent