Graduate Certificate

Cybersecurity Certificate Online

Gain this cybersecurity credential in two semesters.

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Fully online courses provide you with maximum flexibility
UWF's cybersecurity programs have earned national recognition for being programs of distinction
Develop skills to analyze cyber threats, identify vulnerabilities and protect data assets

Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Overview

In the University of West Florida’s online cybersecurity certificate program, you’ll learn crucial cybersecurity skills that can position you for success in your career or allow you to smoothly transfer coursework into our master’s degree in cybersecurity.

We have carefully designed the curriculum for our graduate cybersecurity certificate to prepare professionals to become leaders in the protection of data assets and analysis of potential threats and vulnerabilities to systems and networks. This program is comprised of two required courses and several electives that provide foundational knowledge in cybersecurity and technical skills to secure systems, networks, software and data assets. You can complete cybersecurity certificate coursework with two elective courses, featuring topics in secure software development, database security, digital forensics and database systems.

With skills from UWF’s online cybersecurity certificate, you can pursue a career as a security analyst, security architect, or information security manager. Positions in cybersecurity are increasing in virtually every industry because businesses and organizations need professionals who can protect their assets.

Candidates for This Program Include:

  • Graduate non-degree-seeking students
  • Students interested in pursuing a future master’s degree in cybersecurity
  • Working professionals seeking to build their cybersecurity skills

You Will Be Able To:

  • Analyze cybersecurity problems
  • Assess potential threats to systems and networks
  • Defend against cyberattacks
  • Formulate and evaluate cybersecurity solutions
  • Protect data assets
  • Strengthen network and system security