Cybersecurity is increasingly important across all industries. Our graduate cybersecurity certificate program will prepare you to understand and solve security challenges, opening new opportunities for career advancement in a variety of industries. The program is stackable, meaning credits can be applied towards an MS in cybersecurity or MS in computer science (for students who start with the core software development certificate).
Saint Joseph's University's 12-credit, online cyberintelligence 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 Sets Our Program Apart
To meet the needs of working professionals, Saint Joseph's Cyberintelligence 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.
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.
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.
Law enforcement and the intelligence community are looking for professionals to bring their skills and background in cyberintelligence 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.
What Can You Do with a Cyberintelligence 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
- Cyberintelligence analyst
View required courses for this program in the academic catalog. Please contact us if you have any questions about the program curriculum.
Tuition & Fees: Affordable tuition options start at $923 per credit hour.*
*This rate applies to all students accepted by Saint Joseph’s University after June 1, 2023. Tuition and fee rates for students accepted prior to June 1, 2023 differ. Pricing does not include room and board, health insurance or any professional, clinical or transportation fees. Visit our tuition & fees page or contact us for more information.
Financial Aid & Discount Eligibility: Financial aid and discount options may be available to you to help offset the cost of your degree. Explore your options on our financial aid page.
Graduate assistantships are offered on a limited basis. Please contact the program director for availability.
Graduate applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. New students may enroll in courses during the fall, spring or summer semesters.
- Fall: August and October
- Spring: January and March
- Summer: May
If you’re applying as an international student, you must provide proof of English Language Proficiency and Certification of Finances along with your application. Check the graduate admission page for additional requirements.
SJU is a Yellow Ribbon School that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans’ Services can help you access and understand your benefits.