Saint Joseph's University's 12-credit, online cyber intelligence certificate can be completed as a standalone certificate or can build into a Master of Science in Criminal Justice. If you are currently in the fields of criminal justice, cybersecurity or intelligence fields or majored in a relevant field and seek to grow your expertise amid a rising threat of cyber attacks, this certificate will prepare you well. Offered entirely online, courses in this certificate are taught by expert scholar-practitioners in criminal justice, computer science and cybersecurity.
What Is a Cyber Intelligence Certificate?
Law enforcement and the intelligence community are looking for professionals to bring their skills and background in cyber intelligence to the field of criminal justice. Cyber intelligence experts prepare for the newest type of threat countries are facing today, including cybersecurity and information security.
In this certificate program, your interdisciplinary education will ensure you have a strong understanding of criminal justice and computer science as they relate to threats against national security from complex networks. You will gain applicable knowledge and grow critical thinking skills across multiple domains, including terrorism, homeland security and artificial intelligence. Additionally, you will learn how valuable data assets are potentially exploited and subsequently protected.
Cyber Intelligence Certificate Courses
The Cyber Intelligence Certificate from Saint Joseph's University can be completed online in just 12 credits and consists of the following classes:
- CRJ 660: Foundations of Cybersecurity
- CRJ 640: Terrorism: Threats and Strategies
- CRJ 641: Homeland Security
- CSC 627: Introduction to Security
Build Towards Your Master's Degree in Criminal Justice
Saint Joseph's 12-credit cyber intelligence certificate can be applied to the master's degree program in criminal justice for those interested in diving further into the subject matter and current issues facing the criminal justice system.
100% Online Cyber Intelligence Courses
To meet the needs of working professionals, Saint Joseph's Cyber Intelligence Certificate program is offered completely online. As an online student, you'll be able to complete the program from the convenience of your home or office, with minimal disruption to your busy schedule, and benefit from a cost-effective certificate that can pay immediate dividends to your professional development.
The workforce gap for those able to investigate and address issues of cybersecurity is estimated to hit 1.8 million by 2022.
What Can You Do with a Cyber Intelligence Certificate?
This certificate is ideal for professionals working in the varied facets of criminal justice, security and intelligence, as well as those working in computer science and cybersecurity who are looking to enhance their career by building knowledge of the most pressing threats to our security.
With a cyber intelligence certificate, you will be prepared for roles in intelligence networks, private companies and the public sector, such as:
- Cyber threat analyst
- Security engineer
- Threat intelligence analyst
- Cyber intelligence analyst
How Will A Cyber Intelligence Certificate Enhance My Career?
With the growing demand for cyber intelligence professionals, Saint Joseph's graduates are prepared to step into any role to combat cyber threats. Our faculty provide an interdisciplinary education to make sure you have a comprehensive education during your certificate program. With this certificate, you will be able to start a new career or add a specialty credential to your resume.
Average part-time: 2 - 4 semesters, or 6 - 12 months
12 credits or 4 courses
Spring, summer or fall
Tuition for 2021-2022
$923 per credit hour.
Learn more about our tuition & fees.
Stack this Certificate into a Master's Program
The credits of the cyber intelligence certificate can be applied towards the M.S. in Criminal Justice.
|Potential Career Paths|
The cyber intelligence certificate helps prepare graduates for jobs such as:
You do not need to have a bachelor’s degree in a related field or experience.
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