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Cybersecurity Risk Management (Graduate Certificate)

Students review and analyze the concepts and interrelationships underlying cybersecurity compliance methodologies, including the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF); Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP); NIST 800-171; CMMC; NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF); and NIST 800-53. Students develop competencies to utilize NIST RMF Steps 1-3/FedRAMP Steps 1-2.

Cybersecurity Risk Management (Graduate Certificate)


Description


What is Cybersecurity Risk Management Graduate Certificate at ODU like?

Students review and analyze the concepts and interrelationships underlying cybersecurity compliance methodologies, including the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF); Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP); NIST 800-171; CMMC; NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF); and NIST 800-53. Students develop competencies to utilize NIST RMF Steps 1-3/FedRAMP Steps 1-2.

Program Highlights


What makes Cybersecurity Risk Management Graduate Certificate at ODU unique?

  • The Cybersecurity Risk Management graduate certificate is the first of its kind in the Commonwealth of Virginia

  • Students will be prepared with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and project experience that will enable them to become highly skilled, job-ready cybersecurity professionals

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Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Compliance Managers

$113,180

MEDIAN SALARY


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization to ensure compliance with ethical or regulatory standards.

Information Security Analysts

$89,810 (Approx)

MEDIAN SALARY


Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. Assess system vulnerabilities for security risks and propose and implement risk mitigation strategies. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

Computer and Information Systems Managers

$149,730

MEDIAN SALARY


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

Computer Systems Analysts

$89,810 (Approx)

MEDIAN SALARY


Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to develop and implement solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions, improve existing computer systems, and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and schedule limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

Courses


What are some courses offered in Cybersecurity Risk Management Graduate Certificate at ODU?

CYPD 630:
Cybersecurity Compliance Methodologies I


Students review and analyze the concepts and interrelationships underlying cybersecurity compliance methodologies, including the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF); Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP); NIST 800-171; CMMC; NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF); and NIST 800-53. Students develop competencies to utilize NIST RMF Steps 1-3/FedRAMP Steps 1-2.

CYPD 631:
Cybersecurity Compliance Methodologies Lab I


In a virtual lab system, students execute the NIST RMF Steps 1-3: Categorization, Security Control Selection and Security Control Assessment, and complete the associated analysis and documentation as required by NIST/FedRAMP/CMMC.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Cybersecurity Risk Management Graduate Certificate at ODU?

Students entering the Certificate program in Cybersecurity Risk Management Graduate Certificate should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)

All applicants admitted to the certificate program must meet ODU requirements for graduate admission: an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution. Those whose native language is not English must submit a minimum score of 230 on the computer-based TOEFL or 80 on the TOEFL iBT.

 

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 571

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,394

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 595

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Financial Aid for Graduate Students


Financial aid is available to graduate students at Old Dominion University. Financial aid may be available in the form of University fellowships, tuition grants, and research assistantships. In addition to the financial aid offered by the University, graduate students may be eligible for aid and student loans administered by other agencies. For information about part-time employment, scholarships, and student loans, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Next Steps


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Research Associate Professor & Interim Graduate Program Director


Name:

Rafael Diaz PhD


Location:

2115C MONARCH HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-5294


Graduate Admissions


Location:

1000 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-6512


Email:

gradadmit@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

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