Cybersecurity Certificate

Program Coordinator

Jiazhen Zhou
McGraw Hall 104C
262-472-5172
zhouj@uww.edu

Department

McGraw Hall 104
262-472-1666
cs@uww.edu

This graduate certificate offers studies in core areas of cybersecurity: cryptography, host security, network security, risk management, security policy and law, and emerging areas in security and privacy.  The certificate emphasizes both design and operations of secure systems through both theoretical studies and a large amount of hands-on assignments and projects. It is designed for both professionals and fresh graduates with bachelor's degrees who may not wish to complete a full master's degree program, as well as those who want to integrate this certificate into their master's degree program.

The certificate could be taken by one with a bachelor's degree in any area, although a certain number of courses need to be taken before starting this program depending on one's background. The basic knowledge that one is expected to have includes intermediate level programming, discrete mathematics/discrete structures, and computer organization.

NOTE:  If ITSCM 760 is chosen, the topic is required to be in cybersecurity or cybersecurity management.  Other topics are offered but will not count toward this certificate.

Required Courses9
COMPSCI 750SYSTEM AND SOFTWARE SECURITY3
COMPSCI 754Course COMPSCI 754 Not Found3
COMPSCI 755CRYPTOGRAPHY AND SECURITY PROTOCOLS3
Select one course out of the following list:3
COMPSCI 759Course COMPSCI 759 Not Found3
ITSCM 760TOPICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (Topic needs to be in cybersecurity)3
Total Units12