Certificate in Security & Risk Analysis
Pennsylvania State University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Security & Risk Analysis program from Pennsylvania State University prepares students for successful careers in the protection of vulnerable data in government and industry. The curriculum examines:

  • Social and legal issues as they relate to security, particularly identity theft and social engineering
  • Risk analysis and risk mitigation
  • Crime intelligence and forensics
  • Information warfare and assurance
  • Threats posed by both terrorists and criminal activity, and strategies to combat those threats
  • Fundamentals of information security, security architectures and models, worms and viruses, and other Internet-secure applications


  • Official high school transcripts or GED transcript
  • Official college or university transcripts, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education