Graduate Certificate in Data Assurance

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Program Description

The Data Assurance certificate provides students with a concentrated and in-depth exposure to the management, mining, and security concerns of enterprise database administrators enhancing their professional capability and employability. Individuals holding a baccalaureate degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field would be suitable candidates for this program.


Applicants seeking admission to the graduate certificate program in Data Assurance must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

  1. Graduate Application
  2. Application fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0

Certificate Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Data Assurance

Graduate Certificate in Data Assurance
Specified Courses
COSC 5310Cryptography & Steganography3
COSC 5330Malware3
COSC 5335Database Security3
DFSC 5310Princple& Policy-Info Assuranc3
DFSC 5336Business Continuity Management3
Total Hours15