University of Virginia offers a Certificate in Cybersecurity Management for students and professionals in computer information systems and security who are interested in developing their understanding of security policies and protection techniques that form the basis of creating cybersecurity platforms for computer systems. Students will study the fundamental issues and techniques in the utilization of technology to analyze cybersecurity issues from a variety of perspectives, to lead cybersecurity teams, and to make strategic decisions to prevent organizational entities from outside computer threats. In addition, students may learn about the forensic analysis of computers in order to investigate computer attacks for the purpose of finding the perpetrator and preventing future attacks.
Students will learn about the field of cybersecurity and technology utilized in planning, prevention, and response to a cybersecurity threat. The curriculum consists of 18 credit hours of courses which include security policy development and assessment, creating and conducting a security assessment, and cyber law, regulations, and ethics.
- Must have completed an undergraduate degree
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges