Cybersecurity Management

Be prepared to take on a leadership role that helps to anticipate and mitigate cybersecurity risks. In this certificate program, you’ll learn the latest tools and techniques needed to define, deploy, and manage, and cybersecurity technologies and solutions. Through a combination of experiential education, case studies, and exploration of best practices led by expert faculty, you’ll gain insight to managing the rapidly changing realm of cybersecurity in the public or private sector.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
June 17
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
4 Course Certificate
As few as 6 months
6 Course Certificate
As few as 12 months
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Skills You'll Learn

Lead the efforts to protect IT infrastructure and data

Develop effective cybersecurity management programs

Establish cybersecurity policy and best practices in risk management


Specialized Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses)

Concentration Courses

The U.S. Department of Education requires that institutions provide students with information regarding total costs for tuition and fees, graduation rates and debt-to-earnings ratios for Gainful Employment Programs (Title IV). The University of Denver has provided this information here.

Sample Schedule

Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program. Note this sample schedule is for the six-course Graduate Certificate.

Time to Completion
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We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Cybersecurity Management

According to Forbes, job growth for cybersecurity professional is expected to grow by 37% through 2022, and there is an estimated half million unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the U.S.

Research by Cisco found that 29% of organizations from various fields had a security breach that led to lost revenue, increasing the demand for cybersecurity professionals.

Indeed found that cities with the most cybersecurity jobs included Washington, D.C., New York NY, Dallas, TX, Baltimore, MD, and Chicago, IL

Job Titles

Chief Information Officer
Chief Information Security Officer
Information Security Manager
Security Consultant
Security Analyst
Cybersecurity Manager
Computer and Information Systems Manager
Information Systems Analyst

Cybersecurity Manager Salary: National Average


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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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CNSS Accreditation

The curriculum aligns with the Common Body of Knowledge for CISSP certification developed by the International Information Systems Security Certifications Consortium (ISC)². In addition, the concentration was developed in collaboration with the Colorado Springs and Denver chapters of the Information Security Systems Association (ISSA), and the courses have been mapped to the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) standards. The University of Denver has been designated by NSA/DHS as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education.

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As a Registered Education Provider, University College has designed it's Project Management courses to parallel the Project Management Institute's (PMI©) "Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK© Guide).

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