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Graduate Degree Programs

Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention

Graduate Credit Certificate Program

Robin Qiu
School of Graduate Professional Studies
30 E. Swedesford Rd.
Malvern, PA
Phone: 610-725-5313
Fax: 610-648-3377
E-mail: robinqiu@psu.edu

This 12-credit certificate helps students understand the core of diverse and global cyberattacks, cyber laws and regulations, vulnerabilities, threats, and surveillance systems, while gaining certain fundamental skills to plan, prevent, protect, detect, analyse, respond, mitigate, and recover from threats and attacks in a sophisticated and large-scale basis. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) throughout the program.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must apply for admission to the certificate program via the Graduate School application for admission. Admission requirements are stated in the GENERAL INFORMATION section of the Graduate Bulletin. International applicants must satisfy the English proficiency requirement.


List of Courses* Included in the Certificate

Required two courses:
IN SC 561
IST 554

At least two elective courses:
IST 454
DAAN 871
IN SC 846

Effective Semester: Summer: 2018
Expiration Semester: Summer: 2023

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