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About the Program
The graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity from ACU Online is designed for a professional who holds an undergraduate degree and is already working in IT or for someone looking for the skills and knowledge to help them break into this booming profession.
All the Details on Your Degree
Our graduate certificate courses are industry-aligned, equipping students to be high performers. The curriculum can help you prepare for the following certifications:
- CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+)
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
- Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
You’re one step closer to a master’s degree.
Want to expand your skills in cybersecurity and information technology? Our graduate certificate’s credit hours are stackable toward ACU’s online Master of Science in Information Technology degree. It’s a great option if you plan on applying for the master’s program at a later time. Simply complete the certificate program, and ACU will seamlessly apply your 15 credit hours toward your master’s. Earn both the graduate certificate and master’s degree in approximately two years.
9 month timeframe
Information Assurance and Control
Risk Management and Compliance
Incident Management and Response
Upcoming Start Dates
January 9, 2024
April 30, 2024
August 20, 2024
Common Job Titles
Information Assurance/Security Specialist
Information Security Analyst
Information Assurance Officer
Information Systems Security Manager
Meet the Program Director
Dr. Joe Feliciano is the Program Director for the Certificate in Cybersecurity, Master of Science in Information Technology, and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Administration programs. He received his doctorate from Pace University in New York. His master’s degree in Information Systems is from Long Island University, and his undergraduate work was completed at Hawaii Pacific University in Business Administration.
After leaving the U.S. Air Force in 1995, he began to work on Windows Servers, PCs, and Mainframe Systems for manufacturing, health care, and telecom organizations. He has taught IT management, computer networking, database, and cybersecurity courses since 2007.
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