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  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity, Law and Policy


    As the world grows more technologically dependent with governments and companies using digital or cloud technology, the threat is growing for attacks against cyber infrastructure.

    Drexel's accredited online Certificate in Cybersecurity, Law and Policy equips students with the fundamentals on cybersecurity, policy and issues of cyber law. The program is designed for legal policy and technological professionals who want to bridge the gap between technology and the laws that govern cybersecurity, and is the first of its kind that examines technical and policy issues under one umbrella while looking at issues of cybersecurity.

    Student may use this certificate as an individual pursuit or as a gateway to the full MS in National Security Management.

    Potential Career Paths

    • Security Chief of Operations
    • SEO Security Specialist
    • In-House Counsel
    • Cyber Issue Specialist
    • Senior Policy Leaders in the Cyber Arena

    Program Features

    • A flexible, completely online program that fits easily into your busy work and personal schedule
    • Skills learned in class can be applied directly to the workplace
    • A highly interactive online learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmates


    INFO 517Princ of Cybersec3.0
    INFO 717Cyber Crime Law3.0
    INFO 718Cybersec Policy3.0
    Total Credits9.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution 
    • A GPA of 3.0 or higher in a completed degree program, bachelors or above

      Required Documents

      • A completed application
      • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended 
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • Personal Essay
      • Resume
      • Additional requirements for International Students

      How to Submit Supporting Documents


      The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $1157 per credit.

      This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

      This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military.


      Academic Calendar

      Classes Begin 
      Classes End 
      Exams Begin 
      Exams End 

      Fall 2015     

      September 21, 2015

      December 5, 2015

      December 7, 2015

      December 12, 2015

      Winter 2016 

      January 4, 2016

      March 14, 2016

      March 15, 2016

      March 19, 2016

      Spring 2016 

      March 28, 2016

      June 6, 2016

      June 7, 2016

      June 10, 2016

      Summer 2016 

      June 20, 2016

      August 29, 2016

      August 30, 2016

      September 3, 2016

      Apply today for a Certificate in Cybersecurity, Law & Policy

      Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online!


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