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  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity, Law and Policy

    Overview

    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

    Curriculum

    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

      Tuition

      The tuition rate for the academic year 2014-2015 is $1123 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

      Term 
      Classes Begin 
      Classes End 
      Exams Begin 
      Exams End 

      Fall 2014     

      September 22, 2014

      December 5, 2014

      December 8, 2014

      December 13, 2014

      Winter 2015 

      January 5, 2015

      March 16, 2015

      March 17, 2015

      March 21, 2015

      Spring 2015 

      March 30, 2015

      June 8, 2015

      June 9, 2015

      June 12, 2015

      Summer 2015 

      June 22, 2015

      August 29, 2015

      September 1, 2015

      September 5, 2015

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