Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems
Online at Colorado School of Mines

Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems
Online at Colorado School of Mines

Program Overview

Problem-solving, innovation, transformation and creativity. The field of cybersecurity involves much more than programming—it engages and challenges a multitude of skill sets and is only limited by your imagination. Virtually every industry relies on computing, including security, providing a nearly endless amount of opportunities for talented individuals.

The online Cybersecurity certificate program provides top-notch instruction to ensure students are prepared for career success upon completion. If you want to be involved in this ever-changing and challenging field, Mines can help you make it happen.

Requirements and Costs

Graduate Certificate

  • Undergraduate-level knowledge on data structures, computer organization, algorithms, and operating systems
  • Undergraduate-level knowledge on statistics and discrete mathematics
  • Undergraduate-level skills on the Linux operating system and shell scripts
  • Undergraduate-level programming skills in languages such as C, C++, Python, Java, JavaScript and HTML/CSS
  • A completed bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution
  • Statement of goals/purpose: share your professional, academic and personal goals and why you believe Colorado School of Mines is the best place to achieve those goals
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the English Proficiency requirement

For additional information about these admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements page »

Graduate Certificate

Tuition

CREDIT HOURSTOTAL ONLINE TUITION & FEES 2021-22
1.0$1,114
2.0$2,141
3.0$3,168
4.0$4,195
5.0$5,222
6.0$6,249
7.0$7,276
8.0$8,303
9.0$9,330
10.0$10,357
11.0$11,384
12.0$12,411
13.0$13,438
14.0$14,465
15.0$15,492
  • Employer contributions are routinely applied to cover a portion of this cost.
  • Serious about a Mines program? Let Financial Aid help you consider payment options, identify employer contributions and more. We’re here to help.

Fees

  • Fees for students enrolled in Mines Online programs or courses are included in the cost of tuition 

More information about tuition and fees.

Career Outcomes

Cybersecurity

  • Security analyst
  • Security engineering
  • Cryptographer
  • Security architect
  • Security software developer

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Academic Support

Tutoring, Writing Center, Library, bookstore, software access and more

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Student Services

Tech help, Disability Services, Career Services, Veteran Services, Blastercard, counseling and more

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Support & Connections

Online student organizations, alumni connections, Dean of Students and more

Degree Options

Graduate Certificate

  • Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems

 

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Demonna Wade

“Studying computer science at Mines has given me the flexibility to work in any career field, as well as any location.”

Computer Science Student