Cybersecurity Professional Certificate Program

CYBERSECURITY PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

The CSULB Cybersecurity Professional Certificate Program offers methods proven to prepare students for the competitive job market upon completion. We accomplish this task by prioritizing both theoretical and practical methodologies alongside interpersonal skills.

Our Programs

The Cybersecurity Professional Certificate Program

We offer a range of immersive courses offered in penetration testing, ethical hacking, and advanced infrastructures teach students the methodologies essential to cybersecurity workforce success. The program curriculum is infused with hands-on training exercises taught within realistic, simulation environments. Graduates of the Cybersecurity Professional Certificate program will be qualified to take some of the most important certification exams in the field, including:
• LPI Linux Essentials
• AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
• CompTIA Network+
• Ec-Council C|ND - Certified Network Defender
• CompTIA Security+
• Ec-Council C|SA – Certified Soc Analyst
• Ec-Council C|EH – Certified Ethical Hacker

Cybersecurity Ethical Hacking Program

This program offers specialized courses on Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking, and advanced infrastructures teach students the concepts and techniques required to succeed in offensive Cybersecurity. The curriculum is infused with intensive hands-on training exercises and immersive Cyber Lab simulation environments. Graduates of the Ethical Hacking program will be qualified to take the EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) exam, as well as the Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) exam.

THE FIVE-STEP PATHWAY TO CYBERSECURITY SUCCESS

The Five-Step Pathway to Cybersecurity Success was developed by some of the most well-respected professionals in cyber education, backed by over two decades of research and experiential education. Our process has a unified goal: to grant students the essential skills today’s cybersecurity job market stipulates through the first-rate curriculum in addition to hands-on training.
STEP 01

Talk to Us

Education is a personal journey. Prospective students set up a personal consultation with a Cybersecurity Admissions Advisors to assess their aptitude in the field and help them decide if a career in cybersecurity could be a good fit for them.

STEP 02

One-on-One Meeting

The next step for prospective students is to schedule an appointment with your assigned Senior Admissions Advisor to further discuss the program, career expectations, and future job opportunities. Meetings can be in person, virtual, or on the phone.

STEP 03

Introductory Course

The 30-hour Introduction to Cybersecurity Course provides you with the opportunity to explore the material and various cybersecurity fields before you dedicate your time to the full program. Towards the end of the course, attendees will complete a cumulative exam and a 1-on-1 evaluation with their instructor. The results of these examinations will grant students a clear picture of the steps they should take to reach their cybersecurity goals.

STEP 04

The Cybersecurity Professional Certificate Program

The full-length, Cybersecurity Professional Certificate Program provides students with experiential knowledge in addition to the hands-on training crucial to building an impressive, cyber skill set. After completing the program, all graduates will possess the know-how and skills sought after by cybersecurity recruiters!

STEP 05

Career Services

Our program includes a 10-hour dedicated Career Services program that provides students with everything they need to know to get ahead in their career. The program includes customized resume building, interview training, internship placement assistance, and crucial professional networking support—all with the goal of helping students secure their first specialized cybersecurity placement.

*Career Services are consultation-based only and do not guarantee job placement.

Don’t let one role define you.
Make an impact with a career.

The Cybersecurity Professional Certificate Program at CSULB was developed to provide students both the skill sets and applicable knowledge needed to make an impact with their career.

Whether you’re brand new to the technology field and itching to get into the cyber world or a veteran to the industry who wants to advance their cyber career, these programs are perfect for you!

$50k-$101k+/year

Avg. Entry-Level Salaries in
California

300%*

Rate of CyberSec
Job Growth v. Overall IT Jobs

$16k

Tuition for CSULB
Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

$50k-$101k+/year

Avg. Entry-Level Salaries in
California

300%*

Rate of CyberSec
Job Growth v. Overall IT Jobs

$16k

Tuition for CSULB
Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

The Cyber2 Program

The Cyber2 program encourages students to enroll in the Ethical Hacking program after successfully graduating from the Cybersecurity Professional program. Those who enroll in the Cyber2 program will receive a 25% tuition discount for the Ethical Hacking program.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION TODAY

CONTACT OUR CYBER ADMISSIONS ADVISORS FOR MORE INFORMATION TODAY

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