The Cybersecurity graduate certificate is designed to address the rapid rise in demand for cybersecurity professionals.  Computing professionals within the defense and business industries in the Lowcountry will have the opportunity to specialize in cybersecurity through this four-course (12 credit hours) certificate program


The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity, which is offered jointly by the Graduate School of the University of Charleston, South Carolina and the Citadel, will prepare students to:

  • Describe basic components of cybersecurity
  • Characterize the security profile of different types of networks
  • Analyze and use classical and public key cryptography algorithms
  • Secure a system from different kinds of attacks
  • Analyze security of a cybersystem and perform risk assessment
  • Discuss legal and ethical issues relating to cybersecurity.

For additional information: Refer to the Course Catalog or email