The Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is a five-course interdisciplinary studies program. It is designed to help students from all backgrounds achieve a foundation in cybersecurity. It provides students the flexibility to focus on technical and/or managerial aspects of computer, software, network, and information security. With primary courses offered by Computer Science and Information Systems departments, the program also allows students to choose from a range of electives based on student interests. This certificate serves a broad group of managers, technical specialists, and professionals with or without a bachelor’s degree. A prior background in information security is not required to enter this program. It is open to both current UMSL students as well as new students specifically enrolling for this certificate. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for admission.
Students must have the following courses, take them as prerequisites, or have related background or experience: Additional areas/courses may be needed depending on specific chosen electives.
Mathematics and Statistics: 1100, 1320 or 1800
Computer Science: 2250, 2750
Program Director: Cezary Janikow
This certificate can be complete Evenings and Online
Cybersecurity Undergraduate Certificate Rules
UMSL Undergraduate Cybersecurity