Certificate in Cybersecurity Governance
Prepare to tackle the challenges created by rapid advancements in information technology.
Cybersecurity governance and management ensures that information security strategies support the organizational goals and objectives, are aligned with applicable legal and regulatory requirements, and are implemented through policies and internal controls by providing oversight for risks mitigation. Through immersive classes and a dynamic curriculum, you’ll develop both the theoretical foundation and the fundamental skills needed for today’s cyber workforce. This four course certificate is delivered fully online in an 8-week format, offering you the flexibility to complete the coursework quickly –from anywhere.
Dominican’s Certificate in Cybersecurity Governance provides:
- A theoretical foundation of the legal and regulatory requirements of information; the social and policy issues surrounding information security; risk management and mitigation; data security, security threats, counter-attack, and defense services; and cybersecurity organizational planning, implementation, and management.
- A practical foundation which includes understanding and applying tools for proactive defense, policy development, and risk assessment.
This certificate is offered:
- As an added credential for current students pursuing the Master of Library and Information Science degree, Master of Science in Information Management degree, or Master in Business Administration degree.
- As a post-baccalaureate certificate for students who want to add the specialization to a completed undergraduate degree.
- As an added credential for post-master degree students.
Students who graduate with a Dominican master’s degree lacking one or more courses towards a certificate can enroll in the course(s) any time within five years of graduating in order to add the certificate to their degree. Students must enroll as a student-at-large (credit-bearing), not as an auditor (non-credit-bearing).
Students who enroll in the post-baccalaureate certificate program can transfer their credits to a full master’s degree if the entire program is completed with 6 years.
This certificate will serve as a bridge to both the DU MSIM and the DU MBA degree programs as well as to Concordia University’s MBA program.
Four Required Courses (12 credit hours)
- IM 780 Introduction to Information Security
- IM 783 Organizational Information Security
- IM 785 Information Privacy
- IM 787 Cybersecurity Governance