Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security Policy
The Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security Policy, is a 15-credit online certificate program.
Areas of focus include cyber terrorism, the application of cyber technology and cyber security in law enforcement and the Intelligence Community, technology issues for policy makers, and the intellectual property, civil liberties, and ethical issues that shape the practices of effective cyber security professionals. These areas of focus are set against a broader background of contemporary homeland security, homeland defense, and national security issues, threats, and strategies.
The 15 credits of the Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security Policy program may form the core curriculum of the 36-credit Master of Science degree in Homeland Security Management, permitting qualified students completing the Advanced Certificate to continue their studies and earn both the Advanced Certificate and the Master's degree without any loss of credit.
The online Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security Policy consists of five courses (15 credits total) offered online:
HSTI 500 – Introduction to Homeland Security
HSTI 520 – Constitutional Issues in Homeland Security
HSTI 535 – Cyber Security: Issues, Policy and Terrorism
HSTI 545 – Advanced Cyber Security Policy and Intelligence
HSTI 555 – Advanced Cyber Security: Technology Issues for Policy Makers