Credits required
27 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 27 quarter credits are equal to 18 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$499 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Choice This program is available either 100% online or as a blend of online coursework and in-person classes in Portland, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Cybersecurity – Online Undergraduate Certificate

Careers

Whether you’re looking to advance in your current career or want to complement the degree you’re pursuing, a cybersecurity undergraduate certificate will make you exceptionally qualified in many industries.

Big earnings, massive growth opportunity

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for information security analysts in the U.S. is $98,350. Jobs are expected to grow at a rate of 28% between 2016-2026, which is much faster than average.

This certificate will prepare you for jobs as a cybersecurity analyst, engineer, administrator and more. The skills you learn will help you perform in jobs related to cybersecurity and computer science with a higher level of proficiency and with a skill set that enables you to facilitate a low risk of security flaws that could threaten users and employers.

Sample job titles

Careers that you’ll be qualified for upon earning your undergraduate certificate in cybersecurity include:

  • Cybersecurity analysis
  • Cybersecurity engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Requirements analysis
  • Risk management
  • Software development
  • Software assurance engineering
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