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Cybersecurity Architecture Certificate of Graduate Study

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in Cybersecurity Architecture is designed to offer students the opportunity of a specialized study to provide students with experience in key courses of this discipline at the graduate level. Students seeking this COGS will be required to take 1 required course and 3 restricted electives. This COGS is “stackable.” That is, all of the courses count for the MS in Computer Science and some count for the MS in Cybersecurity. All courses are 3 semester hours.

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The following courses make up the Cybersecurity Architecture Certificate of Graduate Study program.

  • 4 Courses / 12 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 3 S.H.
CS 03551 Advanced Cyber Security: Principles & Applications 3
Elective Courses: 9 S.H.
CS 03570 Cyber Defense of Operating Systems and Networks 3
CS 03580 Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things: Architectures & Security 3
CS 07652 Cryptograhic Algorithms 3
CS 09510 Computer Networks 3
CS 09612 Network Security 3
ECE 09585 Advanced Engineering Cyber Security 3

The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) in Computer Science or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives (including motivation for applying to the program)
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional sources
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Submission of official GRE test results is highly recommended
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