Graduate Certificates

University of Fairfax Cybersecurity Graduate Certificates

A Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate will augment your technical competence, management skills and project experience within a specialized field of practice in cybersecurity and enable you to add an advanced academic credential to your resume.

Cybersecurity Best Practices (CBP) - CISSP Graduate Certificate

Prepare for your CISSP certification exam, earn a graduate certificate and earn six graduate credits online towards your cybersecurity degree.

A Powerful Combination to Help You Become a CISSP

  • Step 1: Obtain in-depth coverage of all 8 domains when you complete two courses
  • Step 2: To reinforce your knowledge, complete the Official (ISC)2 CISSP Review Seminar. The six semester credits you earn will also apply to your:
      » MS in Information Security Management or
      » Doctorate in Information Assurance

» Learn more about our CISSP Preparatory Course

Information Security Professional Practices (ISPP) Graduate Certificate

You will develop competencies in assessing threats and vulnerabilities of information systems, designing security procedures and practices that are executed in the protection of data and information systems, and analyzing the validity and reliability of information to ensure that an information system will operate at a proposed level of trust.

The 18 semester credits you earn will apply to your Cybersecurity MS or Doctorate on the University's Cybersecurity Education Path.

» Learn more about our ISPP Certificate Course

Other Graduate Certificates

All other University of Fairfax Graduate Certificates range from 12 to 18 semester credits. All credits earned apply towards your Cybersecurity MS when you are ready for the next step on the Online Cybersecurity Education Path. If you are enrolled as an MS or doctoral student, you can earn multiple graduate certificates to enhance your resume as you progress toward the completion of your degree.

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Join the Cybersecurity Elite
U of F Cybersecurity Education Path

Education Path
Distinguish yourself and advance your cybersecurity career by following the University of Fairfax Online Cybersecurity Education Path. No matter which graduate program you pursue, all of your courses will explore relevant cybersecurity policy and management issues, and you will complete a cybersecurity project in each course. You can apply what you learn and make significant contributions in your workplace right away.
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