Graduate Certificate Program


Through the USF Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate program, you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge through an interdisciplinary set of core courses and then take a deep dive into one of three specialties.


Course Structure

  • Interdisciplinary 12- to 18-credit hour program
  • Fully online courses
  • Most courses are delivered in a convenient eight-week format

Who Should Attend

This is a graduate-level program, and students admitted are most likely to be successful if they have academic or work experience in the following areas: 

  • C/C++ programming
  • Computer networks
  • Operating-system design
  • Algorithms
  • Data structures
  • Computer organization

An undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, MIS or IT is recommended for admission.