Cybersecurity Minor or Certificate


About the Cybersecurity Minor or Certificate

Cybersecurity goes beyond codes and algorithms—it encompasses the essence of people, relationships, and trust. The Cybersecurity Minor or Certificate program emphasizes not only the technical skills but also the human aspect of cybersecurity, recognizing the immense significance of safeguarding data and digital lives. Our classes are designed to cover all aspects of cybersecurity, from ethical hacking to information assurance, giving you a broad and deep understanding of the field. As a member of the ITAM community, we will navigate the path toward greatness in the ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity.

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Why Study Cybersecurity at CWU?


At CWU, our faculty of seasoned cybersecurity professionals bring their experience into the classroom. They have worked in various sectors of cybersecurity and provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the field.

We also have strong ties with leading companies in the tech industry, which could potentially provide internship and employment opportunities for our students. The cybersecurity field is growing exponentially, and the demand for qualified professionals is high. By choosing CWU, you're setting yourself up for a rewarding career where you'll have the opportunity to make a real impact.

“Every organization today needs cybersecurity professionals,” Professor Robert Lupton

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.

Minor or Certificate?

Ultimately, the decision between a minor and a certificate depends on your goals. Minors are often chosen to enhance a major. Certificates, on the other hand, tend to have a more practical orientation that is directly applicable to the job market or industry demands. Connect with Academic Advising to make an informed decision.



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Enhance your experience with CWU’s own Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking Club for competitive events, group discussions, and more.

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