Loyola University Maryland

Sellinger School of Business and Management

Cyber Security Certificate


Loyola University Maryland

8890 McGaw Road

Columbia, MD 21045

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Cyber Security Certificate program is a part-time, one-year, graduate credit program open to any business professional seeking management-level certification and desiring to learn more about information assurance in the broader field of cybersecurity. The typical candidates are those whose current or future professional responsibilities require them to ensure the security of data in such areas as banking, finance, technology, engineering, human resources, and other fields.

The program is designed to enhance the skills of working professionals through exposure to multiple technologies utilized in cyber security and information assurance; to develop leadership and enterprise-wide strategic thinking in cyber security policy development and procedures; and to produce graduates equipped with both the theoretical and hands-on experience required to be knowledgeable and proficient in cyber security at all management levels.

Learning outcomes for the program include the ability to select and implement security protocols in computer networks for local, national, and multinational organizations; the ability to describe underlying theories and strategies for securing computer networks; and the ability to develop and articulate strategic plans and policies for securing data and computer networks from inside and outside threats.


• Loyola University Maryland is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267-284-5000. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. • The Sellinger School of Business and Management is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 15

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 910 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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