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Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering

Applied Cybersecurity Certificate

The certificate in applied cybersecurity is an option for industry professionals who want to upskill in the cybersecurity content area, for those looking to enter the professional sector from another vocation, and for undergraduates in any major who want to develop skills and competencies for cybersecurity defense.

What Will I Learn? 

Coursework in the applied cybersecurity certificate provides opportunity for skills development in proactively protecting against the evolving cyber threat landscape. Competencies developed include:

  • basic system administration, network, and operating system hardening techniques
  • identification of types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks
  • computer network defense polices
  • intrusion detection
  • information assurance principles 

 

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Career Pathways 

  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Risk Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst



Among the Fastest-growing Career Areas Nationally

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Information Security Analyst's Outlook, cybersecurity jobs are among the fastest-growing career areas nationally.

Information Security Analyst employment is predicted to grow 31% by 2029.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics



Availability 

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Applied Cybersecurity Certificate Hattiesburg

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School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering

214 Bobby Chain Technology Center (TEC) 
118 College Dr. #5106
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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601.266.4949