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Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics Graduate Certificate

Aug. 17, 2022

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Courses Required

$820

Cost Per Credit Hour

12

Total Credit Hours

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Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from

John Chambers College of Business and Economics

Degree Awarded: Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics Graduate Certificate

Learn to Analyze and Secure Data

The Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics Graduate Certificate, offered by the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, will prepare both data and technology analysts for the demands and requirements of both securing and analyzing data. Cybersecurity and data analytics have a symbiotic relationship where data of all types relies on robust cybersecurity management for security and accuracy. Students will demonstrate managerial expertise in understanding and investigating complex cybersecurity ideas, evaluating data security of businesses from a data and systems security perspective, using appropriate tools to mitigate cybersecurity threats and communicating the analysis and findings of a comprehensive security audit initiative to enhance the protection and security of an organization.

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Learning Formats

Online Courses
Low-Residency


Start Date

August 17, 2022

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Program Details

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Overview

The Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics Graduate Certificate is a 12-month, flexible, online hybrid program that requires 12 credit hours.

During the duration of the program, students will be required to attend two 2-day residencies on-campus. The first residency will be an orientation and program overview, while the second residency will give students an opportunity to present their capstone projects.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Establish and maintain robust data collection and warehousing infrastructure.
  • Develop ethical and legal frameworks for storing and using data within databases and digital systems.
  • Analyze and draw conclusions about the accuracy and validity of data within databases and digital systems.

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Admissions

  1. Enter the WVU Application portal.
  2. Create a username and password.
  3. Once an account has been created, applicants can edit the application at their discretion. Please complete all questions asked.
  4. Upload an up-to-date resume: Your resume should include enough information for the admissions committee to trace your entire professional work history and should indicate any relevant affiliations.
  5. Pay application fee.
  6. Submit application.
  7. Applicants will then need to send their transcripts to WVU's Office of Admissions. If the applicant's undergraduate school offers "e-script" (an official electronic copy of transcripts), email the transcripts to GraduateAdmissions@mail.wvu.edu. This will help expedite the admissions process. If they do not offer this service, please have your official transcripts mailed to:
    West Virginia University Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment
    PO Box 6510
    Morgantown, WV 26506-6510
  8. For applicants submitting GMAT/GRE scores, the program GMAT code is C2S-6D-25 or 5904 for GRE.
  9. International Students are required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score. The WVU John Chambers School of Business and Economics TOEFL requirement is higher than the University’s - applicants must have a TOEFL score of either 580 (paper prior to July 27) or 68 (paper after July 27), 237 (computer), or 92 (Internet-based). If you have taken the IELTS instead of the TOEFL, the minimum score must be 6.5. English language exam scores should be sent to the Office of Admissions, West Virginia University, PO Box 6009, Morgantown, WV 26506-6009
  10. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis once all parts of the application are received including transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendation.

Estimated Tuition and Fees

The Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics Graduate Certificate requires 12 credit hours to complete. Cost per credit hour is $820.


Total Degree Cost

$9,840 – Residents and Non-Residents

Financial Aid

This graduate certificate is not eligible for financial aid.


Career Paths

Students who graduate from WVU Online with the Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics Graduate Certificate degree may be prepared for the following careers. These are only a few examples of some of the many opportunities that will be open to you with this degree. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for some positions.

Fraud Examiner, Investigator and Analyst
Projected Growth: 5-10%

Business Intelligence Analyst
Projected Growth: 15% or higher *Bright Outlook

Data Scientist
Projected Growth: 15% or higher *Bright Outlook

Database Architect
Projected Growth: 5-10%

Management Analyst
Projected Growth: 10-15% *Bright Outlook


Information about careers on this list comes from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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