Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems

Online at Colorado School of Mines

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

Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems Certificate Program

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.

Certificate Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity fo Cyber-Physical Systems

  • 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 in Cybersecurity fo Cyber-Physical Systems

This certificate program requires four online graduate-level courses:

  • CSCI560 Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • CSCI574 Theory of Cryptography
  • CSCI585 Information Security Privacy
  • CSCI587 Cyber Physical Systems Security

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? Visit the Financing Options page to review the various opportunities.

Fees

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

More information about tuition and fees.

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Investment You Can Count On

33%

Projected Job Growth for Information Security Analysts, 2020-2030, Bureau of Labor Statistics

$103,590

2020 Median Pay for Information Security Analysts

#1

Career return on Investment,
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U.S. Department of Education

Computer Science Faculty

Mark Baldwin

Mark Baldwin

Rank - Professor of Practice

Email - baldwin@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2486

Mehmet Belviranli

Mehmet Belviranli

Rank - Assistant Professor

Email - belviranli@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2325

Tracy Camp

Tracy Camp

Rank - Professor and Department Head

Email - tcamp@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2184

Neil Dantam

Neil Dantam

Rank - Assistant Professor

Email - ndantam@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3761

Vibhuti Dave

Vibhuti Dave

Rank - Teaching Professor

Email - vdave@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3670

Gabriel Fierro

Gabriel Fierro

Rank - Assistant Professor

Email - gtfierro@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2715

Wendy Fisher

Wendy Fisher

Rank - Associate Department Head and Teaching Associate Professor

Email - wfisher@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3195

Mahadevan Ganesh

Mahadevan Ganesh

Rank - Professor

Email - mganesh@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3927

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consistently demonstrates
the value  of a Mines degree.