Cybercrimes threaten our economic and national security, and with 42.8 million cyber attacks reported in 2014,* the need for highly-trained cybersecurity experts is critical. With Florida Tech’s For-Credit Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, you can capitalize on these opportunities by advancing your knowledge and gain a career-boosting credential in just eight months. Best of all, you’ll take the same courses as graduate students, earning credits that can be applied to a Master of Science in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity degree in the future. Enroll today, and start advancing within the field that the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook expects to grow 37% through 2022.
Earning a prestigious For-Credit Graduate Certificate demonstrates a commitment to your career development, and can give you an edge by establishing you as someone who has taken their knowledge to the next level. You’ll gain new insights into real-world cybersecurity situations, as you engage in the following courses: Computer and Information Security, Enterprise Information Security, Host and Application Security, and Secure Data Communications and Networks.
As a For-Credit Graduate Certificate student, you can be confident you’re getting a top-notch education. Courses are offered through Florida Tech’s Harris Institute for Assured Information, a cutting-edge computer security facility that was created through a partnership with global security leader the Harris Corporation. In addition, Florida Tech is one of a select few universities certified by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research. Click here to learn more about Florida Tech’s For-Credit Graduate Certificate curriculum and to view course descriptions.
The For-Credit Graduate Certificate in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity is designed for professionals working in a technical or cybersecurity-related field with a desire to advance. With a For-Credit Graduate Certificate, professionals will be able to demonstrate that they have gained advanced knowledge by studying the Master of Science in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity curriculum, and will be able to add the credential to their resume in less time than it takes to earn a master’s degree. Best of all, should students completing the certificate program decide to pursue their MSIA and Cybersecurity degree in the future, they’ll be more than one-third of the way there.
Upon completion of the program, students will be poised for new opportunities in various organizations, agencies and even the military. Potential career paths include:
*PwC.com, Global State of Information Security® Survey 2015, July 2015