Cybersecurity Offense and Defense Certificate
Ohio State's online Cybersecurity Offense and Defense Certificate prepares you to thrive in the ever-changing digital landscape where new threats arise daily. This online graduate certificate offered through the College of Engineering and Ohio State's Institute for Cybersecurity and Digital Trust, focuses on strategy around cybersecurity defense and offense measures in digital systems. The fundamentals of cybersecurity are paired with lessons in applied skills you can immediately leverage in your work. Faculty experts draw from real-world experiences and techniques in this 100% online graduate certificate designed for working learners.
This Cybersecurity Offense and Defense Certificate can be paired with the fully-online Cybersecurity Design and Implementation Certificate to further your expertise in this growing field.
Campus Requirements: NONE – 100% online
Class Format: Courses are offered synchronously, meaning there is a scheduled date and time you must log in to attend. Recorded lectures are available to those with work and time zone constraints.
Credit Hours Required: 12
Cost Per Credit Hour: $1,199.88 (includes instructional and general fees). See the full cost breakdown here.
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in engineering or other STEM fields.
Time to Completion: 2-4 semesters
What You'll Learn: Cybersecurity attack and defense strategies, cryptography, game theory, reverse engineering techniques, secure coding principles and practices, and mathematical formulations of security goals.