Cyber security, also known as computer security or information technology security, is a field that integrates knowledge, tools, and systems to monitor and protect data and systems, as well as to prevent and/or mitigate threats.
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Fulfill 21* credit hours at $419 per credit hour
Certificate can be earned independent of any other coursework
Minor can be paired with any other MNU degree program
- Complete the certificate or minor in as little as 12 months
- Attend class entirely online
Are you a new or experienced information technology professional who is looking to expand your career horizons into the rapidly-growing information security fields? Our Cyber Security certificate can help prepare you to enter the rapidly-growing and high-demand employment areas of information assurance, information security analyst, network security, security policy analyst, and cyber security.
Or, maybe you are considering pursuing one of our other degree programs in business, nursing, education, computer science, or any other academic program at MNU, and you would like to additionally prepare yourself to embrace and leverage the information security and risk management facets of that field. Then you should considering adding a minor in Cyber Security to your degree plan.
A certificate in Cyber Security can help prepare you to enter or move up in the information security and risk management career field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer and information technology occupations are projected to grow annually by 13% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the combined average for all occupations, and the national median salary in 2016 for Information Security Analysts was over $92,000.
And keep in mind that all your coursework you complete for this certificate/minor can be fully applied toward earning your CIS associate’s and/or bachelor’s degrees at MNU!
upcoming start dates**
- October 2018
*Students may transfer as many as 12 semester credit hours into this Certificate program, or 21 hours into the Minor, subject to review and approval of each transferred course. We offer complimentary transcript evaluations to determine how many of your hours will transfer into your program at MNU. Earn the rest online at MNU!
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