The Hull College of Business offers a number of Certificate programs. These programs are open to any individual interested in attaining the credential—the student need not otherwise be enrolled at Augusta University in a traditional degree program.
The field of Information Assurance (also commonly referred to as Cyber Security) is one of increasing importance to governments and enterprises around the world. Demand for individuals with expertise in this area will continue to grow as society's dependence on information systems grows and society's enemies become ever more adept at bypassing information security measures.
The Advanced Cyber Defender certificate program offers course work that should prepare an individual for advancement in the field of information security and assurance. The program requires the completion of fourteen (14) courses as listed below. Any of these courses taken as part of a traditional student's major coursework or as part of another, non-traditional program at Augusta University will apply towards the fulfillment of the certificate requirements, potentially reducing the number of required courses. Note also that the Cyber Defender certificate will also be earned as part of this coursework.
To earn the certificate, students must complete the following courses with grades of "C" or better:
Additional details as well as full course descriptions can be found in the Augusta University Catalog.