The Business Cybersecurity Management Certificate, offered by the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, prepares students to manage and improve existing cybersecurity programs with an emphasis on the evaluation of risks and where cybersecurity management meets the law. Cybersecurity threats to businesses are real and these incidents are becoming more severe, costly, and are escalating over time. There is demand for individuals with specific skillsets because cybersecurity has broad-reaching impacts on just about every component of contemporary business.
The Business Cybersecurity Management program is a 12-month, flexible, online program that requires 4 courses or 12 credit hours to complete
Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
As a graduate of the WVU with a degree in business administration, Kelly understands your needs and is here to support and simplify the enrollment process for you. You can have open and honest discussions with her about how your passion in life can become your career. Contact Kelly today!
Students enrolled in certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Visit Student Financial Support & Services for additional information.
Business Cybersecurity Management Graduate Certificate total degree cost: $11,580 – Residents and Non-Residents
Tuition and fees are usually not the only educational expenses you may have while pursuing a degree. You may have other costs such as books, supplies and living expenses. Please see the Estimate Costs and Aid webpage for how to estimate and plan for other potential expenses.
|CYBR 525||Information Security Assurance Management||3|
|CYBR 530||Business Data Communications||3|
|CYBR 535||Business Network Security||3|
|CYBR 540 or CYBR 545||Information Ethics and Legal Procedures / Business Cybercrime Management||3|
Total hours: 12
Cybersecurity management certificates can be a valuable investment for those interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity management or leadership roles. These certificates can provide specialized knowledge and skills in areas such as risk management, compliance, and governance, which are essential for effectively managing cybersecurity programs.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of information security analysts, which includes professionals in business cybersecurity data analytics, is projected to grow 33% from 2021 to 2031, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.
Here are some of the benefits of earning a cybersecurity management certificate:
Cybersecurity refers to the practice of protecting computers, networks, and other digital systems from unauthorized access, theft, damage, or other malicious attacks. With the increasing use of technology in our daily lives, cybersecurity has become an increasingly important field, as more and more sensitive information is stored and transmitted digitally.
There are several skills that are important for a career in cybersecurity. Some of the most important skills involve technical, analytical and problem-solving, communication, attention to detail, and teamwork.