University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Cybersecurity Management Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate - Cybersecurity Management


Required Courses6
Total Hours12

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • The Cybersecurity Management Certificate is designed to provide students with the technical and management skills necessary to work in the Cybersecurity field.
  • Students will use Cybersecurity skills as a consultant or as an employee helping an organization to develop and implement a Cybersecurity program or respond to security incidents. Students will explore a variety of knowledge areas of Cybersecurity Management and apply that knowledge in a project in the capstone course.
  • The curriculum is based on the Core Knowledge Units developed by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Students will gain skills in programming; networking technology & protocols; databases & analytics; probability & statistics; policy, legal, ethics, and compliance; cybersecurity fundamentals & practices, and cybersecurity management & planning.

Required Courses and Electives

Complete all of the following courses:
BMIS 471Fundamentals of Network & Security Management3
BMIS 472Advanced Network & Security Management3
Complete six credits of the following courses:6
Business Ethics
Introduction to Real-time Data Analytics
Integrated Project Management for IS
Fundamentals of Consulting
Business Intelligence
Mining of Text & Unstructured Data
Quantitative Analysis
Management of Information Systems
Advanced Marketing Research
Applied Data Analytics
Advanced Applied Modeling
Big Data and Innovation
Technology Seminar
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C