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Graduate Certificate Information

As organizations become more aware of computer and information security requirements, there is a growing need for IT professionals who understand the technologies and concepts of information assurance including encryption, threat analysis, access control, Internet and Web security, and social engineering. The Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems’ five-course, interdisciplinary advanced certificate program provides the necessary skills to prepare professionals in this emerging area.

Course Requirements (15 credits)

IT 600Overview of Computer Networks and Internet Technology

3 credits

IT 603Overview of Information Security

3 credits

IT 660Network Security

3 credits

IT 662Web and Internet Security

3 credits

IT 000Information Technology Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Any student who wishes to pursue an MS in IT after satisfactorily completing the certificate requirements will be sufficiently prepared to matriculate in the program, provided all other admission requirements are satisfied.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for students in an approved non-degree certificate program.

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Graduate Students

To begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for graduate admission. Follow all steps on the Graduate Admissions website and submit your application.

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Pace admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.