Graduate Certificate in Cyber Defense
Colorado Christian University

Program Details

CCU's online Cyber Defense Certificate will teach you critical skills required to go into the field of cyber defense. This certification will provide an in-depth introduction to the principles of cyber defenses: prevention and protection; detection and management of incidents; and responses and interventions. This certification also cover security architecture and design; intrusion detection and prevention systems; security information event management systems and log analysis; and disaster recovery planning. Jobs for an educated professional in cyber defense include: Digital Forensics Investigator, Cyber Network Analyst, Cyber Security Architect, Cyber Security Researcher, and Cyber Security Professor.


  • An official transcript that reflects a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Professional resume and employment record indicating at least five years of professional experience or the equivalent
  • Have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Complete any needed prerequisite courses

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission