Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security and
Information Assurance

This certificate program highlights important aspects of information security and assurance technologies. The University of Memphis is designated by DHS and NSA as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance, and its IA courses are accredited by the Committee for National Security Systems for Computer Security standards 4011, 4012, and 4013. These security standards specify the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required to fulfill the duties, respectively, of an Information Systems Security Professional, Senior System Manager, and System Administrator.

The IA certificate program is administered by the Computer Science Department, but the courses are taught by different departments and colleges. Any graduate student meeting admission requirements is eligible to join the certificate program.

This program has been approved by the federal government to be financial aid eligible.

For detailed admission and program requirements, please refer to the University's Graduate Catalog.

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