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Cybersecurity Management

Graduate Certificate

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting information, systems, networks, and programs from attack, damage, or unauthorized access. Cybersecurity is an important part of nearly every aspect of business decision-making, from due diligence in mergers and acquisitions to supply chain security and enterprise risk management. Managers who understand the multifaceted cyber threats and what they can do to mitigate the risk are at a competitive advantage.

The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management is designed to meet the needs of early- and mid-career professionals who want to set themselves apart with a grounding in cybersecurity risk management best practices. This program affords a broad focus in cybersecurity management encompassing cybersecurity literacy, IT risk management, and global cybersecurity law and policy.

As a student in the program, you explore cybersecurity best practices to help identify and mitigate multifaceted cyber threats. You learn to apply IT risk management strategies to an array of business situations, understand cyber laws and policies in the US and other leading economies, and understand privacy and Internet governance.

Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management prepares you for such careers as: 
  • Cybersecurity specialist   
  • Security management specialist
  • Information security analyst
  • Computer and information systems manager
  • Security engineer
  • Vulnerability assessor
  • Security software developer
  • Privacy specialist
  • Performance analyst
  • IT specialist

Certificate Requirements 

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management, you must complete 12 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows: 
  • Cybersecurity management core courses (9 credit hours)
  • Cybersecurity elective course (3 credit hours)
NOTE: If you choose to pursue the IU Online MS in Cybersecurity Risk Management, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the graduate program. 
Please contact cyberinq@indiana.edu for more information on how to transfer. 


To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. A bachelor's degree

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states.

To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:

  • Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Personal statement of what you want to achieve in this program, in 500 words or less
  • Letter of recommendation 


BUKD-T 560IT Risk Management3 Credits
BUKD-T 578Cybersecurity Law and Policy3 Credits
BUKD-T 579Information Systems Security3 Credits
BUKD-C 522Information Technology3 Credits
BUEX-C 533Data Intelligence and Visualization3 Credits
BUKD-C 548Managing Intellectual Property in a Global Environment3 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1369.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $4107.00
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1369.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $4107.00

Additional fees will apply. 

-This program is ineligible for financial aid. 

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