Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity - Mizzou Engineering

Cybersecurity skills are necessary for governments, organizations and private industries to protect sensitive data. With an increasing number of network-connected and smart devices, malicious activities against data security and personal privacy are at an all-time high. The graduate-level Certificate in Cybersecurity will give you a fundamental understanding of cybersecurity issues and the practical skills needed to meet the growing demands.

What is it?

The graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity is a 15 credit-hour stand-alone certificate. It consists of 6 credit hours from required courses and at least 9 hours of elective courses.

Why pursue it?

There is significant demand for trained cybersecurity professionals. These high-paying jobs are rewarding and critical, as cybersecurity will be a safeguard and driving force for e-commerce and national security. This program builds upon the designation of MU as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research.

Requirements: 15 completed hours


Current Mizzou students should complete a Graduate Certificate Plan of Study Form.

Non-Mizzou students may apply through the Graduate School.


Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Degree Type

Graduate Certificates

Contact Information

Dr. Yi Shang