Cyber Security Certificate Program

Cyber Security Training in Scranton, PA

Cyber security is more important than ever, with government and private sector networks being exploited at an unprecedented scale. As these threats grow, the cyber workforce needs to understand and protect the critical components upon which the economy, government, and national security are built.

The Cyber Security certificate program provides students with a foundational knowledge of vital cyber aspects, including operations, laws, and policies. All classes are taught by practicing professionals who have prestigious certifications, subject expertise, and a wealth of real-world experience, ensuring you’ll learn important, hands-on lessons.

Cyber Security Schedule Fall 2024

This online cyber security program is delivered online via Zoom. Each course can be taken individually but if you're working towards the certificate you'll need to progress through the course, start at the starting at the beginning.

Courses Dates Time Registration Cost
1. Foundations of Cyber Operations
SWENG 5179
TBD Thursdays
6-9 pm



2. Principles of Cyber Law and Policy
SWENG 5178

TBD Thursdays
6-9 pm


3. Cyber Risk Management
SWENG 5180
TBD Thursdays
6-9 pm
- $1295
4. Certified Information Systems Security
Professional (CISSP) Exam Preparation
SWENG 5172    
TBD Thursdays
6-9 pm
- $1795 ($500 discount if taken as fourth course in certificate)

Cyber Security Program Scope and Sequence

The Cyber Security certificate is comprised of three required courses and one optional course. A certificate will be awarded upon completion.

Who Should Attend

This program will be beneficial to:

  • professionals working in the cyber realm who want to expand their knowledge
  • individuals interested in transitioning to a cyber-related position

Students should have an understanding of the roles of the three branches of the United States government and basic Constitutional concepts. Knowledge of networks is also helpful.

Program Objectives

Students will complete the cyber security training program with a deeper understanding of cyber operations, laws, and policies. The program will also help prepare students to sit for the Certified Information Systems Security Professions (CISSP) exam.

A digital badge will be awarded upon completion. Badges can be digitally displayed anywhere to recognize attaining a new level of knowledge.

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are awarded based on a standard of one unit per ten (10) hours of classroom contact.

Note: The University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances