Program Overview

The online Graduate Certificate in Information Security covers topics that help to protect online information so consumers and businesses can be safer online.  This program is best suited for students holding an undergraduate degree in computer science, information technology or those willing to take a number of ancillary courses. 

This program covers:

  • Security threats
  • Existing network security technology 
  • SNMP family of standards
  • Information protection concepts
  • Conventional Encryption and Public Key Cryptology

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Requirements

    Have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or Computer Engineering; or an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Physics, or Engineering plus a background in the industry in computer programming, data structures, databases, and networking and operating systems. Official transcripts. A minimum 3.0 GPA. Submit GRE scores for US/CAN applicants without CS or Engineering degrees. Submit letter of recommendation. Resume.

    School Overview

    The New Jersey Institute of Technology has incorporated a “four-pronged mission of education, research, service and economic development” in order to prepare students for the twenty-first century. Founded in New Jersey, in 1881, this public institution enrolls over seven thousand undergraduate and nearly three thousand graduate students. The tradition of research and development has continued with the birth of its distance learning courses. NJIT professors created and trademarked the “Virtual Classroom” phrase in the 1970s.

    Today, NJIT offers students the opportunity to finish bachelor’s degrees and complete master’s degrees and graduate certificates online. 

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