Undergraduate Certificate

Cyber Security

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Online Undergraduate Certificate In Cyber Security

As the digital world expands, maintaining cybersecurity becomes ever more critical to businesses and their customers. At DeVry University our 100% online Cyber Security Certificate program can help prepare you to become a cyber defender, securing sensitive data and protecting organizations against data breaches.

If you enjoy all things tech, completing an online cyber security certificate program can help you develop fundamental cyber security skills for combating cybercrime. The courses in this program will teach you how to design strategies to protect information, infrastructure and brands against the threat of cyberattacks.

Courses within our curriculum may also help you prepare to pursue industry-relevant cyber security certifications like:

  • CompTIA A+ 

    A certification gained after passing two exams designed by IT professionals. This certification focuses on troubleshooting, hardware, operating systems and networks.

  • CompTIA Cloud+ 

    A globally recognized certification that confirms an individual's ability to troubleshoot, set up and manage cloud computing systems in a secure fashion.

  • CompTIA LINUX+ 

    A certification designed for professionals that use the Linux operating system to manage networks and devices. This is particularly useful for carefully managing each aspect of a system or network.

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Learn how our online programs can help give you the flexibility you need.


Our online options are designed for flexibility, so you can plan your study time to fit your schedule.


Year-round class offerings can help you earn your degree on your own timeline.


With locations nationwide, our online students may also have the option to study on campus.

*Program and course availability vary by location. In site-based programs, students will be required to take a substantial amount of coursework online to complete their program.

Knowledge & Skills

Online Cyber Security Certificate Program - What You Can Learn

  • Small Enterprise Networks
    Produce, secure, operate and troubleshoot small enterprise networks by gaining an understanding of the underlying technology of networks and the Internet. Learn networking basics such as the OSI and TCP/IP models, protocols, routers, switches, small network configuration, troubleshooting, and network security.
  • Digital Devices
    Explore digital concepts, devices and connectivity within the realm of the Internet of Things (IoT). Topics include networking, securing, and deploying digital devices.
  • Operating Systems
    Install and configure operating systems using Command Line Interface (CLI).
  • Systems Administration
    Examine technologies and systems that serve voice traffic, design LANs and VLANs, and learn the fundamentals of network design and infrastructure security.
  • IT Operation, Regulation and Trends
    Gain an understanding of operation, regulation and trends as related to information technology and networking. Examine past and current trends to develop the footing needed to help you excel in the world of networking and communication management.
  • Ethical Hacking
    Gain knowledge and skills related to activities behind hacking attacks and countermeasures. Learn to build defense mechanisms to protect applications, systems and networks from hackers.
  • Network Security Testing
    Examine network security testing using a layered approach requiring design, implementation, and testing of attack countermeasures.
  • Security Planning and Auditing
    Analyze and mitigate security risks by looking at risk factor analysis that must be performed in order to design a flexible and comprehensive security plan. Learn about assessing threats, developing countermeasures, protecting information and security designs processes, and auditing practices used to verify compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Communication
    Communicate effectively orally and in writing across environments and platforms.
  • Collaboration
    Work collaboratively in a team environment. Coordinate and share information to achieve a common goal.
  • Problem Solving
    Use business and management principles to problem-solve a variety of workplace challenges.
  • Digital Literacy
    Learn to apply appropriate technologies in order to solve digital issues and problems within databases.

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Immersive, Engaging Online Tech Programs

Pursuing your degree online doesn’t mean you’ll have to sacrifice the benefits of our immersive learning experience. As an online student, you’ll have the same quality education experience as our on campus students, along with the convenience of connecting from your tablet, mobile device or computer.

Our Innovative Curriculum is built to help prepare you for today’s modern world.
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