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


  • 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

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Course Descriptions

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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
Spring 5W2 - 2014 February 10, 2014 February 3, 2014
Spring 8W2 - 2014 March 3, 2014 February 24, 2014
Spring 5W3 - 2014 March 17, 2014 March 10, 2014
Summer 8W1 - 2014 May 5, 2014 April 28, 2014
Summer 5W1 - 2014 May 5, 2014 April 28, 2014
Summer 5W2 - 2014 June 9, 2014 June 2, 2014
Summer 8W2 - 2014 June 30, 2014 June 23, 2014
Summer 5W3 - 2014 July 14, 2014 July 7, 2014


Regis University Tuition: Information System Security Undergraduate Certificate

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 Regis University students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.

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