Online Certificate
Cyber Analyst

Next Start
Aug. 24

Online

6
Courses

12
Months

Overview of the Online Certificate in Cyber Analyst

With a growing market in need of cybersecurity professionals, you might be looking for a certificate that can help you learn the fundamentals to change or advance your career. The online Cyber Analyst Certificate at Indiana Wesleyan University is designed to prepare you for your next career move in information technology (IT). In just six courses, you can earn a certificate and start applying your skills in the workforce. If you choose to enroll later in the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, your certificate credits can apply toward the degree, saving you time on your degree. Although you can start the certificate without earning any college credits, you will need to meet the minimum admissions requirements for the B.S. in Cybersecurity in order to transition into the bachelor’s program.

  • 6 courses – approximately 12 months to completion

  • Take courses one at a time, fully online

  • Courses can apply toward the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree

  • Develop fundamental skills and knowledge in cybersecurity with a certificate

This certificate will help you start preparing for relevant certification exams, although for the most thorough preparation, consider the B.S. in Cybersecurity degree program.

  • CySA+
  • Security+
  • Network+

You’ll Learn To…

  • Explain the concepts of computer networking fundamentals as they relate to the cybersecurity domain.
  • Apply best practices in cybersecurity frameworks.
  • Utilize best practices in vulnerability assessment to secure a technology environment.
  • Apply biblical wisdom and Christian ethics to the field of cybersecurity.
  • Evaluate technical requirements for system security solutions by applying appropriate information technology frameworks.
  • Employ various technologies to network system administration.

Career Options

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TUITION

CREDIT HOURS
18 Total
TUITION
$449/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing iwuenroll@indwes.edu.

FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.

COURSES

Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

6 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.

CYB-300,CYB-310,CYB-320,CYB-330,CYB-340,CYB-350

REQUIREMENTS

Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Accepted as a regular certificate seeking student or as an unclassified student.
  • Both certificate seeking student and unclassified student require proof of high school graduation.

  • Both certificate seeking student and unclassified student require proof of high school graduation.
  • Both certificate seeking student and unclassified student require proof of high school graduation.

Completion Requirements

  • 18 credit hours from the courses specified in the certificate program

  • Minimum grade of “C” in each course

START DATES

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for this program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools www.ncahlc.org, 312-263-0456. IWU is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, www.cccu.org, 202-546-8713.

*Effective 07-01-2021 through 06-30-2022