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Graduate Certificate in Network and Information Security

Graduate Certificate in Network and Information Security

The following online courses are required for graduation:

Required Courses Credit Hours
CECS 564: Introduction to Cryptology
3 hours
CECS 566: Information Security
3 hours
Choose two electives from the following:
CECS 568: Computer Forensics
3 hours
CECS 594: Information Assurance (not regularly offered)
3 hours
CECS 613: Network Security
3 hours
CECS 617: Mobile Computing
3 hours
CECS 631: Database Security
3 hours
CECS 632: Data Mining
3 hours
CECS 694: Relevant NIS areas in consultation with department advisor
3 hours
Total Credits (minimum required) 12 hours 

Students enrolling in these courses will need to have sufficient background to be successful.

Therefore, you must have completed the required course prerequisites, or have equivalent knowledge from courses taken at other universities, or from work experience. Prerequisites include courses (or equivalent) such as CECS 311, CECS 420, and CECS 310.

Work experience in the industry can be considered as substitute if it includes experience in area of operating systems, network security and legal and ethical issues.

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