Foundations of Cybersecurity Certificate



If you are empowered from multiple disciplines to define and understand the behavioral, technical, and policy challenges of securing cyberspace and digital life, our Certificate in Cybersecurity is perfect for you.  Our program is designed to address the growing needs by companies, governments and organizations of professionals of managing the challenges of security in the cyberspace.  Recent graduates of this certificate program have been able to work with government agencies, law enforcements, local, state and federal governments, non-government organizations, intelligence, military, business and financial services, etc.

School of Criminal Justice is consistently ranked among the top 15 Best Criminal Justice Schools by US News & World Report and College Factual.

Program Objectives

By graduation, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate base competency in the behavioral, political/strategic, and technical aspects of Cybersecurity
  • Achieve collaborative skills to perform as a constructive and effective member of an organization’s multidisciplinary Cybersecurity team
  • Appraise opportunities to create new perspective for problem-solving in Cybersecurity
  • Conduct qualitative, quantitative and archival research
  • Synthesize research and ideas to develop an understanding of multiple Cybersecurity frameworks


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Where We Are

School of Criminal Justice

660 Teachers-Dyer Complex
West Campus
University of Cincinnati

Request Information

Get Started Today!

Additional Information

Find out more about the undergraduate Cybersecurity Certificate program.