Cybersecurity Certificate Online

Deepen your understanding of the technical aspects and computer science concepts used to protect networks. This stackable online certificate prepares you to advance as a cybersecurity professional.

Apply by: 5/8/23
Start classes: 5/22/23
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Program Overview

Expand your professional options with the Cybersecurity Certificate online program

Total Tuition: $14,775
Program Duration: As few as 11 months
Credit Hours: 15

Gain immediate knowledge of techniques for securing and analyzing digital forensic data with the online Cybersecurity Certificate from La Salle University. This innovative program increases your knowledge of network infrastructures and the various forms of cyberattacks. All courses are taught by top-tier, supportive faculty, many of whom are current practitioners within the industry.

Program curriculum focuses on real-life scenarios and emerging cybersecurity technologies, so you can instantly implement your new knowledge. Benefit from our 100 percent online coursework and expand your professional opportunities by stacking career-relevant certificates while working toward a full master’s degree.

In the online Cybersecurity Certificate program, you will learn how to:

  • Explain internet structures, enterprise network structures and consulting services related to network infrastructures
  • Identify and analyze federal global legislation related to security and data threats
  • Differentiate between cybercrime, cyber espionage and cyberwar
  • Analyze plans to protect personal, corporate and national infrastructures
  • Formulate plans for securing and analyzing digital forensic data
  • Explain internet structures, enterprise network structures and consulting services related to network infrastructures
  • Identify and analyze federal global legislation related to security and data threats
  • Differentiate between cybercrime, cyber espionage and cyberwar
  • Analyze plans to protect personal, corporate and national infrastructures
  • Formulate plans for securing and analyzing digital forensic data

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Total Tuition: $14,775
Program Duration: As few as 11 months
Credit Hours: 15
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Tuition

Discover a cost-effective online program

Our Cybersecurity Certificate online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition which is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All program and course fees are included in the total tuition cost.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition: $14,775
Per Credit Hour: $985

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition: $14,775
Per Credit Hour: $985

Calendar

Take advantage of our flexible course schedule

La Salle University online programs are delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date: 5/8/23
Next Class Start Date: 5/22/23
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Summer 15/22/235/8/235/12/235/17/235/18/237/16/238 weeks
Fall 18/28/238/14/238/18/238/23/238/24/2310/22/238 weeks
Fall 210/23/2310/9/2310/13/2310/18/2310/19/2312/17/238 weeks

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date: 5/8/23
Next Class Start Date: 5/22/23

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Admissions

Compile these admission materials for our Cybersecurity Certificate online program

Applications for the Cybersecurity Certificate are evaluated on a holistic basis. The Admissions Committee takes into account interest, aptitude and potential for achievement in graduate studies. The requirements include:

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • No GMAT required

Prior to evaluation by the Admissions Committee, applicants must submit the following:

  • Transcript(s) from the college/university where you earned your bachelor’s degree and, if applicable, master’s degree. You will be notified if you need to submit additional transcripts for advising purposes.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • No GMAT/GRE required
  • A current professional resume
  • Provide a personal statement (about 500 words in length) explaining why you are interested in this program, your qualifications and how this program will assist with your professional goals

Documentation can be sent via email to [email protected]. If you need to submit official documents by mail, send them to:

La Salle University
Office of Adult Enrollment
Box 112
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141

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Courses

Learn about the cutting-edge concepts in the Cybersecurity Certificate online program

For the Cybersecurity Certificate online, the curriculum is comprised of a maximum of five courses (15 credit hours)—depending on prior academic and professional experience.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture/theory course considers the current methods, practices, and standards used to enable communication on computer and voice networks. This includes a study of the physical layers, architectural layers, design, operation, management, and ISO standards, with particular and telephony technologies. Both local and wide area networks are examined.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course introduces students to the differences between cybercrime, cyber espionage, and cyber warfare by discussing the relationship of cyber intrusions and cybersecurity to nations, businesses, society, and people. Students will use case studies to analyze the threats, vulnerabilities and risks present in these environments, and develop strategies to reduce the breaches and mitigate the damages.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Computers have made organizations easier to run. All accounting information, inventory records, customer data, and intellectual property that an organization possesses is contained somewhere in an electronic file. As such, these electronic files are vulnerable to attacks from both employees and outsiders from around the world. This course will provide the student with an understanding of how computer fraud and manipulation is accomplished and what security measures should be instituted to prevent it.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines techniques used to conduct computer crime investigations and gather probative evidence to secure a conviction under state and federal laws. Students will simulate a computer forensic investigation: developing an investigation plan, securing the crime scene, analyzing evidence, preparing the case for court, and testifying in a moot court situation.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will study and implement basic computer and network security strategies on Window and Linux networks. Students examine and analyze network traffic, including investigating wireless transmission, install firewalls and define Internet Protocol Security Controls (IPSEC). Labs include system hardening, dissecting network packet structure and creating encryption formats; managing authentication and access controls. Students study implementing a public key infrastructure and best strategies for using intrusion detection systems.

La Salle University is ranked in the top 50 percent of national universities nationwide by U.S. News & World Report (2023).

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