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Cybersecurity Specialist

Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity Specialist program is a 21-weeks part-time hybrid online program designed to provide a practical understanding of activities related to the protection of information and technology assets of an organization. Participants will develop skills and competencies to conduct risk analysis, implement technical security controls, and handle day-to-day cybersecurity operations in organizations. 

Our approach is role-based cybersecurity training for optimal results!

Program prepares you for the job-roles of:

Cybersecurity Risk Analyst

Cybersecurity Specialist

Disaster Recovery Professional

GRC Specialist (Governance Risk & Compliance)


Cybersecurity Workforce Demand

Robotics Engineers

Program Highlights


Two Certification Bootcamps & Test Prep Material Included


Capstone Cybersecurity Project for Portfolio Development


Career Xcelerator for Job Readiness & Employment Support


Expert Instructors each with 15+ Years Industry Experience & Doctorate

Program Aligned with In-demand

Cybersecurity Certifications

Professional Certificate

Earn Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity Specialist recognized by the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) - Division of Private Occupational Schools (DPOS).

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Program Start Dates


Start Date: April 22

Completion: September 13

Application Deadline: April 16


Start Date: July 15

Completion: December 13

Application Deadline: June 30


Start Date: October 7

Completion: March 21

Application Deadline: September 20

Program Outline

Our curriculum is meticulously crafted with input from industry experts to ensure that you not only gain foundational knowledge but also acquire the practical skills that employers demand. Every aspect of our program is designed to maximize your employability in the competitive cybersecurity sector. 

Practical, Hands-On Learning

Through immersive simulations and real-world scenarios, you’ll tackle challenges that mirror those found in actual workplace environments. The program incorporates applied exercises, virtual labs, case studies, and projects that mirror industry challenges allowing you to develop tangible skills that are immediately applicable in your careers. 

Phase I
Immersive Learning

We delve into sought-after industry standards (NIST, ISO/IEC) and tools for an immersive and skill-oriented educational experience. This phase includes:

  • Cybersecurity Laws and Regulations

  • Cybersecurity Policy

  • Cybersecurity Management Models 

  • Business Impact Analysis

  • Contingency Planning

  • Disaster Recovery

  • Incident Response

  • Managing Cybersecurity Services

  • Cyber Risk Assessment

  • Risk Mitigation Techniques

  • Risk Management Methodologies

Phase II
Personalized Mentor-Guided Learning

We introduce participants to cybersecurity technologies and tools essential to defend an organization from cyber-attacks. This phase includes:

  • Cybersecurity Principles

  • Cryptography

  • User Authentication

  • Identity & Access Management

  • Network Security

  • Firewalls

  • Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems

  • Cloud Security

  • Data Security

  • Application Security

  • End-point Protection

  • IoT Protection

Phase III
Experiential Learning

This phase involves completing a cybersecurity project working with Industry Mentors to enhance your cybersecurity portfolio. The project is a practical demonstration integrating cybersecurity knowledge accumulated over the previous phases. It is designed to emphasize role-based training progressively increasing competence in a structured project environment. 

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348 Learning Hours dedicated for Lectures, Labs, Exercises and Project Activities across the program. From academic coaching to developing highly sought-after transferable skills, our program equips you with everything you need to succeed in this fast-paced industry. Explore more.

Career Xcelerator

Experience result-oriented career support with our customized program designed just for you. 

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Award-Winning Instructors

Minimize career transition risk with program backed by expert instructors.  Our Instructors are recognized experts in the cybersecurity field - each with 15+ years of industry experience and holding doctorate degree along with certifications.  

Accredited Training Partner for Leading Industry Certification Providers

EC Council

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Eligibility: High School Diploma

Prospective students must have a high school diploma or equivalency diploma to be accepted for enrollment. No degree or experience required.

Step 1: Application

Complete a simple online application form including a statement of interest. 

Step 2: Interview

Schedule an interview. The interview is designed to gauge candidates who are driven and have a strong interest in pursuing a career in cybersecurity.

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