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Certificate in Cybersecurity

Program Director: Ahmed Salem, Ph.D. salem@hood.edu;  301-696-3731

The Certificate in Cybersecurity is offered as a two-year, one-course-per-term (including one summer session) program, requiring three core courses and two electives.

Required Core Courses - 9 credits

  • CSIT 555 Information System Security
  • CSIT 532 Computer Forensics
  • CSIT 534 Network & Internet Security

Electives - 6 credits (Two courses from below)

  • CSIT 537 Applied Encryption & Cryptology
  • IT 521 Information Assurance and Risk Assessment
  • IT 535 Security Policy, Ethics and Law