Program Overview

The online Cybersecurity Technologies certificate educates professionals looking to change their career path, or improve their technical abilities to complement their job skills, with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate efficiently in the workplace with regard to cybersecurity. Building on computer hardware concepts, the curriculum covers information assurance risk, and compliance, as students learn the fundamentals and current issues in the dynamic and growing field of cybersecurity, computer forensics and other related technical areas.

This certificate contains core courses that address critical technologies across a broad area of criminal justice related spaces. Students in this certificate program will learn about:

  • Computer hardware
  • How cyber technologies relate to the criminal justice field
  • How cyber technologies are evolving
  • What constitutes a computer forensics investigation
  • How fraud is related to cybercrime.

The Cyber Technologies Certificate will also help prepare students to take advantage of testing for these professional certifications:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Security+

The 18 credit certificate which can be completed in just one year can seamlessly transfer into an advanced degree at Utica College.  

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education


    • Associate's degree or International equivalent
    • Minimum GPA of 2.7 (Applicants with GPAs below 2.7 can be admitted at the discretion of the department.)

    School Overview

    Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, and currently enrolls more than 5,000 students in more than 30 undergraduate majors, 20+ graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.

    The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in healthcare, cybersecurity, financial crime, nursing, physical therapy, business, criminal justice, and data science.  All courses are taught by credentialed, highly experienced faculty with significant and ongoing accomplishments in their respective fields.


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