The online Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security Policy program focuses on the important policy issues facing managers and executives in the cyber security, information technology, and homeland security fields and provides the information, understanding, and capabilities required of them. The curriculum develops and refines skills necessary to apply innovative approaches to problem solving and to achieve resilient and adaptive patterns of thinking while providing the essential knowledge, skills, and insights to develop and implement cogent cyber security policies in organizations. Courses focus on cyber terrorism, the application of cyber technology and cyber security in law enforcement and the intelligence community, technology issues for policy makers, and the intellectual property, civil liberties, and ethical issues that shape effective cyber security professionals. You will also learn about contemporary homeland security, homeland defense, and national security issues, threats, and strategies.
- Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university or the equivalent (Exceptions may be made for approved credentials or expertise in the field.)
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- Official transcripts from any colleges or universities attended
- Two letters of recommendation
- Personal statement/essay