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2023-2024 Florida Tech Catalog 
2023-2024 Florida Tech Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate

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GCP Code: 8259 Degree Awarded: Graduate Certificate
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Admission Status: Graduate
Admission Materials: Transcripts Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (or the international equivalent) with at least three semester credit hours of statistics and at least three semester credit hours of discrete mathematics. ln addition, applicants should have completed at least nine semester credit hours of computer programming coursework including three semester credit hours of data structures. The program chair may grant provisional admission to students with the stipulation that deficiencies are satisfied by the successful completion of coursework that provides background knowledge commensurate with the admission requirements.


The graduate certificate in information assurance and cybersecurity requires the completion of four graduate-level courses in information assurance and cybersecurity (three required and one restricted elective). To earn the certificate, all courses applied to the certificate must be completed with a minimum grade of C. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required. Students who complete these requirements will be able to transition easily to the master’s degree program.

Restricted Elective (3 credit hours)

  • CYB courses numbered 5200 or higher, not including CYB 5899 CYB 5998 , or CYB 5999 . Other cybersecurity-related graduate-level courses may be allowed with prior approval from the program chair. 

Total Credits Required: 12

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