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Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Certificate 

Take your technical skills to the next level and join the rapidly growing cybersecurity industry. EKU’s 100% online cybersecurity certificate provides students with the skills needed to keep cybercriminals at bay and help organizations avoid the devastating financial and reputation losses caused by data and information breaches. Cybersecurity is among the fastest growing career sectors according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, placing cybersecurity professionals in high-demand with excellent salary potential.


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 12 hours
Tuition: $611 per credit hour
                  $325 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: 0
Career Options: Chief information security officer (CISO), chief technology officer (CTO), director of information security, cyber/Information security analyst, cyber/information security specialist, Incident responder, digital forensics analyst, intelligence analyst


What sets our program apart?
Learn essential skills for today’s digital work environment. Rooted in both theory and practical applications, our fully-accredited online programs blend academic and professional preparation through course topics such as incident response, database administration and security, and network forensics and investigation.

  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • Multiple start dates
  • Reduced tuition for active duty military members
  • No campus visits required
  • Free online tutoring and career services assistance
  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.