Online Cybersecurity Technologies Certificate: Curriculum

Curriculum Details


Through six, eight-week, three-credit courses, our Online Cyber Technologies Certificate introduces you to the most up-to-date tools, techniques, and knowledge in this critical field.

Explore the computer hardware and software used to commit cybercrimes, gain a comprehensive understanding of information security and cybercrime investigations, and more.

This curriculum will also help to prepare you for CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Security+ certification exams, so you can immediately apply your learning toward new job opportunities.

The curriculum course abstracts on this page are meant to provide a high-level course overview and are subject to change based on term, faculty, and/or institutional requirements. View the official course descriptions as written in the Utica College Academic Catalog and in adherence to regional compliance.

Required Courses

Credit Hours

Major Course Requirements Total Hours:

CYB 107 Computer Hardware and PeripheralsCredit Hours: 3

Learn about computer hardware, peripherals, and digital media used in cybercrime. During this hands-on examination of devices, you'll get a close look at the different builds and configurations, as well as how to troubleshoot, diagnose issues, and repair them.

CYB 205 Software Foundations for CybersecurityCredit Hours: 3

Explore the foundations of software and technology for cybersecurity and information assurance.

CYB 228 Cyber Technologies for Criminal JusticeCredit Hours: 3

Learn the basics of cyber technologies and their relationship to the modern criminal justice organization. You'll become familiar with topics like information technology, cybersecurity, social networking, cloud computing, cryptography, data hiding, anonymity, and surveillance.

CYB 333 Information SecurityCredit Hours: 3

Examine the protection of proprietary information in both the corporate and government sectors. You'll explore topics including information as a resource, legal issues, policy formulation, administrative and technical remedies, and case studies.

CRJ 335 Cybercrime Law and InvestigationsCredit Hours: 3

Explore topics ranging from computer crimes and e-commerce to internet fraud and threats to the national infrastructure. You'll analyze policies, legal issues, and investigative techniques and strategies, as well as implications for investigation and enforcement on a global scale.

CYB 355 Cybercrime Investigations and Forensics ICredit Hours: 3

Along with an introduction to forensic tools, you'll explore computer forensic principles including operating system concepts, registry structures, file system concepts, boot process, and file operations. You'll also learn about intrusion detection methodologies, tools, and approaches to incident response.

Prerequisites: CRJ 103 and CYB 228

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