The Cyber Threat Analytics and Prevention 12-credit graduate certificate at Penn State Great Valley prepares students to understand the diverse and global cyberattacks, cyber laws and regulations, vulnerabilities, threats, and surveillance systems, while gaining certain fundamental skills to plan, prevent, protect, detect, analyze, respond, mitigate, and recover from threats and attacks in a sophisticated and large-scale basis.
Effective Semester: Summer 2023
Expiration Semester: Summer 2028
Applicants apply for admission to the program via the Graduate School application for admission. Requirements listed here are in addition to Graduate Council policies listed under GCAC-300 Admissions Policies. International applicants may be required to satisfy an English proficiency requirement; see GCAC-305 Admission Requirements for International Students for more information.
Requirements listed here are in addition to requirements listed in Graduate Council policy GCAC-212 Postbaccalaureate Credit Certificate Programs.
Students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) throughout the program.
|INSC 831||Contemporary Information Systems Architecture||3|
|INSC 561||Web Security and Privacy||3|
|Select at least two of the following:||6|
|Network and Predictive Analytics for Socio-Technical Systems|
|Computer and Cyber Forensics|
|Network Management and Security|
Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.
- Effectively communicate cyber security knowledge, including vulnerability, threat, cyberattack analysis, and suspicious and attack findings in written formats in a manner appropriate to the audience.
- Collect and Analyze data to uncover, detect, and analyse network suspicious activities and cyberattacks.
- Demonstrate understandings and skills to plan, protect, respond, mitigate, and recover from cyber threats and attacks.
|Graduate Program Head||Guanghua Qiu|
Sharon V. Patterson