Graduate Certificate Cybersecurity


Gain an ample understanding of cybersecurity in LTU’s graduate certificate program and watch your career opportunities grow in an innovative and in-demand field.

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LTU has so many ties to local industries, and has a great reputation.  I found that there were many fellow alumni in my field of work, and it made a difference.”

CoBIT Alum


employed at time of graduation
graduate students in CoBIT

You may work toward the graduate certificate independently, or pursue it as part of either of two master’s programs – Master of Business Administration or Master of Science in Information Technology – by applying to both programs simultaneously. To successfully complete the graduate certificate in cybersecurity, you must take 15 credit hours from the courses listed in the course curriculum – excluding foundation course INT6043 – and achieve a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Why LTU?

  • Classes are available in online, on-ground, and hybrid formats to accommodate the busy schedules of working professionals – you can choose to do the entire program from home
  • Expert faculty with research experience in artificial intelligence, big data, data mining, and more will provide you with advanced knowledge and skills
  • Real-world problems presented by professors who have worked in the field will prepare you to solve the cybersecurity challenges of today
  • You’ll experience abundant and diverse networking opportunities by taking classes with a student population employed across 130+ businesses and organizations

Faculty Feature

Zahraddeen Gwarzo

Assistant Professor

Gwarzo received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Informatics in 2018 from Oakland University, where he was researching Botnet detection using a supervised machine learning approach. His experience includes working as an IT Security Consultant for five years in private industry and teaching courses in Computer Networks, Information Security Practice, Cybersecurity, Ethical Hacking, Information Technology Management, among other courses. He is a Certified Ethical Hacker, a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator, an EC-Council Certified Security Analyst, and a Certified e-Business Professional.

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