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Cybersecurity Certificate

At a Glance

5 Courses

Online and In-Person

2-3 Days per Course

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Cybersecurity Certificate Overview

The Cybersecurity Certificate program at Georgia Tech is designed to help professionals develop the strategic and technical skills needed to move into management and leadership roles in the field of cybersecurity. This program is a great option for engineers, scientists, IT professionals, product designers, and managers to advance in their careers. The courses provide a range of knowledge that covers the fundamentals as well as advanced topics, such as systems engineering, malware analysis, risk management, cyber warfare, military applications, and more.

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:
• confidently recognize and assess security threats.
• build effective cybersecurity solutions.
• apply the latest research and techniques as they become available.

This program is taught by experienced instructors and researchers from Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) at our Global Learning Center in Atlanta, online, and training sites across the United States.

Earn this certificate after completing five courses, including one required course: Cybersecurity: A Systems Approach. Learners can customize their program by selecting their remaining four courses based on interests and/or career goals.

Select Cybersecurity Certificate Courses

Cybersecurity: A Systems Approach
Explore information security vulnerabilities, while examining effective frameworks for assessing and managing information security.

Modern NetCentric Warfare
Gain hands-on experience with command and control (C2) concepts, technology, systems, tactics, and security.

Cyber Risk Management for Decision Makers
Learn the basics of digital forensics and incident response using freely redistributable, open-source software tools.

Secure Software Development
Utilize best practices and techniques to develop software that avoids vulnerabilities in mobile, enterprise, web-based, and embedded software systems.

Career Outcomes for Cybersecurity professionals

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual wage for information security analysts was $102,600 in May 2019, with the overall job outlook projected to grow 35% from 2021-2031. This growth is much faster than the average for all other occupations, providing graduates with many career opportunities after completing this certificate program. Take the next step and contact Georgia Tech today to learn more and register for upcoming courses.

Benefits of Learning at Georgia Tech

Career-Focused Curriculum

Programs designed to help students develop real-world skills employers need in today’s workforce. Experience a high level of academic excellence, no matter which professional education program you choose.

World-Class Instructors

Learn from instructors who understand what it takes to succeed in your field, while benefiting from immersive course material.

Top-Ranked Programs

Experience a high level of academic excellence.

Professional Credentials

Gain a competitive edge when applying for higher level positions with certificates in specialized areas.

Student Spotlight

“There was an effective balance between classroom discussion and ‘hands-on’ technical exercises… As a person who likes to learn about the latest technology, the lab setting helped me understand firsthand about the complexities of various aspects of the field. I enjoyed learning about details like penetration testing and forensics which helped me to be a more informed leader.”

Jo-Ann Clynch, Cybersecurity Certificate Learner

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Georgia Tech can help you plan for a successful career in cybersecurity. Opt in using the form above to learn more about this program and register for upcoming sessions.

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