Cyber Security Degree and Certificate Programs

The University of Rhode Island offers one of the most comprehensive degree programs in Cyber Security through a Computer Science Department at a major university. This includes a variety of degree and certificate programs for undergraduate students, graduate students and working professionals.


Minor in Cyber Security

For undergraduate students, who are completing a degree program in any major.


Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

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For working professionals who currently have a four-year undergraduate degree, but are not interested in pursuing a full Masters degree at this time. Choose from courses in Incident Response, Penetration Testing, or Network Defense & Intrusion Detection.


Professional Certificate in Cyber Security

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For working professionals who do not currently have a four-year undergraduate degree and are not interested in pursuing a full four-year undergraduate degree at this time. Choose from courses in Incident Response, Penetration Testing, or Network Defense & Intrusion Detection.


Professional Science Master's Degree in Cyber Security

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A tech-oriented degree integrated with professional Cyber Security skills for those wishing to pursue a full Masters degree. A four-year undergraduate degree is required.



Computer Science Master's Degree with a concentration in Cyber Security

For graduate students who are pursuing a traditional Master's Degree in Computer Science and would like to complement that with a Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security. This is an in-person program.


Computer Science PhD with a concentration in Cyber Security

For graduate students who are pursuing a PhD in Computer Science and would like to complement that with a Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security. This is an in-person program.


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Programs start in September. The deadline for applications is July 1st.

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Industry Certifications

Our courses will help you prepare for standard industry certifications such as: Net+, Security+, SSCP, and CISSP.


Industry & Careers

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