2020-2021 Catalog

Systems Security, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Systems Security (SysSec) provides marketable skills grounded in the principles of systems security and to provide a solid technology foundation for further education in the Master of Science in Cybersecurity (MSCY) and Doctor of Information Technology (DIT). Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will have gained a mastery of foundational skills in systems security to build a career in the area of technology and computing.

 

The Graduate Certificate in Systems Security (SysSec) will prepare students to:

  • Apply foundational knowledge of all areas of advanced cybersecurity (General Computing Knowledge).
  • Integrate fundamental principles and practices of advanced cybersecurity (Cybersecurity Principles and Practices)
  • Apply critical and ethical thinking to solve problems in advanced cybersecurity (Critical and Ethical Thinking).
  • Evaluate data to inform decisions and solve problems in advanced cybersecurity (Quantitative Literacy).
  • Create the ability to develop and express ideas while applying a variety of delivery models, genres, and styles (Communication).
  • Collaborate effectively on diverse teams to accomplish a common goal (Collaboration).

City University of Seattle's graduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, apply to this program. 

Total Required Credits (12-32 Credits)

 

Preparatory Courses (20 Credits)

CS 132Computer Science I

5

CS 330Network Communications

5

IS 340Operating Systems

5

IS 360Database Technologies

5

Systems Security (12 Credits)

ISEC 500Cybersecurity Overview

3

ISEC 505Systems Security

3

ISEC 545Data Privacy and Security

3

ISEC 525Network and Wireless Security

3