Graduate Certificate in Information Security

About: 

UMass Amherst's Information Security Graduate Certificate is an on-line program that will help build the sought-after-skills and knowledge needed to distinguish yourself in a highly competitive field. 

This professional certificate offers training in applied information technology security, policy, and risk management.  Learn how to protect and preserve corporate, non-profit, government, and educational information assets. The graduate-level certificate is comprised of five classes (15 credits).

Learn more about this program:

To receive more information and connect with the program manager, please click on inquire now to the right.

Click here for more information on the online Graduate Certificate in Information Security.

RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA AND ARKANSAS:
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is presently not accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Alabama and Arkansas.

Tuition/Fees: 

Registration is administered through UMass Amherst Continuing & Professional Education. Please see Fee Schedule below.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee per credit $750
Registration Fee per semester $47
Late Reg. Fee per semester* $60
Returned Check Fee per semester** $30
Total for course*** $2,297 (750x3 credits = 2,250 + 47 registration fee per semester)

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*applicable when you register after deadline; non-refundable unless course has been cancelled.

** applicable when checks returned unpaid

*** Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard 3 credit course

Accreditation: 

The University of Massachusetts is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Admissions: 

The graduate certificate is open to matriculated graduate students and post-graduate non-degree students, as long as they have the prerequisites for the courses and submit the required pre-application.

Students do not need to matriculate (or be enrolled at) the UMass Amherst to participate. It is also open to matriculated students. Graduates of the Information Security Certificate program can transfer credits to UMass Amherst (or other institutions) should they enroll after acceptance to the campus.

Financial Aid: 

We encourage you to speak to your employer about tuition reimbursement if there is a Tuition Assistance Program available.

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status.

Please contact our Financial Aid office for more information: finaid@finaid.umass.edu, 413-545-0801 or http://www.umassulearn.net/financial-info/financial-aid

Request Information

Contact: 
Nancy Fontes
Phone: 
413-545-3024
Campus: 
Amherst
Level: 
Graduate
Type: 
Certificate
Credits: 
15
Tuition Per Credit: 
$750
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
Computer Science
Information Security
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