Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Defense
Naval Postgraduate School

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Defense program is a non-degree program designed to help Department of Defense, U.S. Government, and other personnel obtain detailed understandings of, and abilities to, function in situations involving cyber security.  The curriculum provides the technical depth required to prepare for and respond to attacks, analyze network traffic for observable characteristics, and provide a basis for defensive strategies.  You will learn to configure systems and networks to permit systems to foster resiliency and continuity of operations through attacks and to mitigate the impact of malicious software.  Students also learn forensic techniques to retrieve and analyze stored information that is corrupted or hidden.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Naval Postgraduate School is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Must be a Federal employee or military service commissioned officer