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  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity and Information Privacy Compliance

    Overview

    This post-baccalaureate, non-degree program provides a comprehensive overview of the cyber and privacy regulations businesses confront on a daily basis, and is ideal for anyone working with high-value or confidential information.

    Covering topics such as third party compliance, international regulations, and information breach management, the curriculum details not only legal regulation, but the best strategies to navigate these associated issues.

    Drexel also offers a Master of Legal Studies with a concentration in Cybersecurity and Information Privacy Compliance.

    Program Features

    • Designed for both technical and non-technical professionals
    • Available in a 100% online format, with courses taught by award-winning professors from Drexel University's Thomas R. Kline School of Law
    • Coursework combines a broad overview of the legal landscape with key concepts in information management, training you to think strategically about managing and protecting confidential information
    • Special tuition plans for employees and members of partner organizations

    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.

    Curriculum

    Required Courses 
    LSTU 501SCompliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation and Reporting 3.0
    LSTU 507SRisk Assessment and Management 3.0
    LSTU 515SInformation Privacy Law 3.0
    LSTU 516SThe Law of Cybersecurity and Data 3.0
    LAW 769SLegal Strategies in Cybersecurity and Information Privacy Compliance 3.0
    Total Credits15.0

    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended 
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $1176 per credit.


    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
    • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    2016 - 2017 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 

    Fall 2016     

    August 22, 2016

    December 15, 2016

    Spring 2017 

    January 9, 2017

    May 5, 2017

    Summer 2017 

    May 22, 2017

    July 28, 2017


    2017 - 2018 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 

    Fall 2017     

    August 21, 2017

    December 14, 2017

    Spring 2018 

    January 8, 2018

    May 4, 2018

    Summer 2018 

    May 21, 2018

    August 3, 2018

    Apply today for the Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity and Information Privacy Compliance

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