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Cybersecurity Certificate

Walsh University's Cybersecurity Certificate program is targeted for computer science professionals who wish to add a certified competency in cybersecurity to their portfolio. Plus, you can earn your certificate in as little as 6 months.

Cybersecurity is quickly becoming the most lucrative of careers in Information Technology. As cyber threats continue to grow, the need for certified IT security professionals remains in-demand. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are roughly half a million cybersecurity-related job openings in the United States with a projected need for 1.8 million additional cybersecurity professionals to fill the workforce gap by 2022.


Mitchell Frisby, Admissions Recruiter for Online Programs
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Upcoming start dates: March 11, May 6 and July 1

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Why Walsh?

  • Accelerated Format. Designed for busy, working adults, this certificate can be completed by taking online courses offered in accelerated 8-week sessions.
  • Affordability. Walsh's accelerated degree programs offer transparent tuition rates with no hidden fees.
  • Personalized Attention. Walsh's online courses don't sacrifice individual attention. With small class sizes, students have ample opportunity to interact with our expert faculty.
Infographic: Employment in the Cybersecurity field is expected to grow 31% by 2029...faster than the average growth for all occupations.

Career Opportunities

A Cybersecurity certificate prepares a computer professional for a job as a security or systems administrator, network administrator, or security consultant. There is demand from many different economic sectors from healthcare and retail to national security. Online training for these jobs is effective, making access to certification resources; guides, practice exams and expert advice relatively easy for working professionals.