Study the Organization and Operation of Computer Systems

Regis University’s undergraduate certificate in Information System Security studies the organization and operation of computer systems and provides in-depth knowledge of UNIX operating systems.
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Information System Security Undergraduate Certificate

Degree Overview

Offered both online and on-campus, the undergraduate certificate in Information System Security from the School of Computer & Information Sciences enables IT professionals to enhance their skills in the areas of computer systems security or prepare for industry certification in UNIX operating systems.

This 12-credit-hour certificate of completion explores computer operating systems including batch processing and storage management, cryptography, program security and operating systems protection and provides hands-on experience in UNIX operating systems including file management, the UNIX shell, using filters, administration tasks and more.

Credit from this certificate can be used toward a degree in Computer Information SystemsComputer Networking or Computer Science.

Total Information System Security Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

REQUIRED COURSES

  • CS 430 Operating Systems (3 credit hours)
  • CS 433 Computer Systems Security (3 credit hours)
  • CS 465 UNIX Operating System (3 credit hours)
  • CS 468 Advanced UNIX (3 credit hours)

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Program Requirements

Information System Security Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

CS 430 Operating Systems
CS 433 Computer Systems Security
CS 465 UNIX Operating System
CS 468 Advanced UNIX

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

 

How to Apply

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Certificate Only Applicants Submit the Following:

  • Online application form
  • Pay the $50.00 application fee
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess transferable college credit from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Provide evidence of work experience
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.
  • No official transcripts are necessary. The personal statement is not required.

Please note: You are limited to taking a maximum of 18 credit hours and you are NOT eligible for financial aid or veteran's benefits. If you decide to become degree-seeking you must meet all admission and degree requirements of the undergraduate program selected.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Application deadline: The application deadline is one week prior to the start of the term. Applications received after the deadline will be moved to the next term.

Application Deadlines and Class Starts

Term Class Start Date Application Deadline
Fall 8W1 - 2014 August 25, 2014 August 18, 2014
Fall 5W1 - 2014 August 25, 2014 August 18, 2014
Fall 5W2 - 2014 September 29, 2014 September 22, 2014
Fall 8W2 - 2014 October 20, 2014 October 13, 2014
Fall 5W3 - 2014 November 3, 2014 October 27, 2014
Spring 8W1 - 2015 January 5, 2015 December 29, 2014

Tuition

2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 - August 25, 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $5,570 12 $460 $50
Online $5,570 12 $460 $50

2013-2014 Academic Year Tuition: Through Summer 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $5,270 12 $435 $50
Online $5,570 12 $460 $50

Directed study costs $460 per credit hour.

Please note: Additional fees may apply to students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.

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