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  • Online Graduate Certificate in Organizational Security

    Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Organizational Security

    With the continued reliance on technology for systems and operations, companies find themselves with an increasing risk of security blind spots, breaches, and cyber attacks. Drexel University’s online Graduate Certificate in Organizational Security prepares you to secure and protect the integrity and safety of a business information infrastructure. Courses provide you with a broad knowledge on topics like securing the business information infrastructure, cloud security, security policy, assurance, and forensics.

    Program Features

    • Fully online, 15-credit program
    • Learn from highly respected faculty in both Drexel's LeBow College of Business and College of Computing & Informatics
    • New and updated curriculum that focuses on the intersection of applied information technology and business
    • Coursework is project-based to give you additional experience
    • Can be stacked with other certificates to complete the MS in Business Information Technology

    Related Programs

    This certificate is part of a suite of five Business Information Technology certificates that can be applied toward Drexel’s Master of Science in Business Information Technology (MSBIT), jointly offered by Drexel's LeBow College of Business and College of Computing & Informatics (CCI). Three certificates must be completed to receive the MS degree, including the required foundational Certificate in Information Technology and Management. Learn more about the other four certificates, and MSBIT:


    Drexel University offers a variety of Graduate Minors that can be added to any master's degree program.
    State restrictions may apply to some programs.

    Curriculum

    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    Required Courses
    CT 605 Cloud Security and Virtual Environments 3.0
    CT 620 Security, Policy and Governance 3.0
    INFO 517 Principles of Cybersecurity 3.0
    INFO 710 Information Forensics 3.0
    INFO 712 Information Assurance 3.0
    Total Credits 15.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A four-year bachelor's degree in any major from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution
    • A 3.0 GPA is preferred in a previously completed degree, bachelor's or above
    • At least 2 years professional experience in business or technology

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended (including trade schools)
    • One letter of recommendation, although two are suggested (academic, professional, or both)
    • Essay/Statement of Purpose
      • In approximately 500 words, please describe what professional goals you hope to achieve, how an advanced degree facilitates that success, and anything else you want the Admissions Review Board to know about you.
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2021-2022 is $1240 per credit.

    • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
      • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
      • Tuition rates are subject to increase with the start of each academic year in the fall term.
      • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
      • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
      • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    2021-2022 Academic Year

    Term

    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2021

    September 20, 2021

    December 4, 2021

    December 6, 2021

    December 11, 2021

    Winter 2022

    January 3, 2022

    March 12, 2022

    March 14, 2022

    March 19, 2022

    Spring 2022

    March 28, 2022

    June 4, 2022

    June 6, 2022

    June 11, 2022

    Summer 2022

    June 20, 2022

    August 27, 2022

    August 29, 2022

    September 3, 2022

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