Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs


NJCU is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency.

Through hands-on training, you’ll gain a working knowledge of how best to protect your company’s information assets.

The Information Assurance and Cyber Security Defense Certificate offers coursework to successfully apply information technology theory and principles to address real world business opportunities and challenges. These certificates concentrate on the concepts and principles of securing and protecting the information assets of the organization. The School of Professional Security Studies’ two interdisciplinary advanced certificate programs provides the necessary skills to prepare professional in this emerging area of Information Security.  

All our certificates curriculum of study are approved by the National Security Agency and the U.S Department of Homeland Security.

Information Assurance Certificate

Course Requirements

Course       Course Title               Credits

SECU 222   Computer Security I     3

SECU 322   Computer Security II    3

SECU 422   Computer Security III   3


Course Requirements  

Course Course Title Credits
SECU 610 Cyber Security 3
SECU 655 Computer Security Topics 3
SECU 660 Security and Privacy of Information and Information Systems 3
SECU 665 Information Security Strategy and Policy Development 3



Cyber Defense Certificate 

Course Requirements

Course          Course Title                            Credits

SECU 222     Computer Security I                      3

SECU 322    Computer Security II                      3

SECU 422    Computer Security III                     3

MATH 140        Statistics I                                   3

CS 101 Fundamentals of Computer Science   3