In today's fast-paced world, individuals frequently find themselves in new positions that require additional or updated education. Whether you already have an MBA and want to broaden your background in a specific field, are interested in just taking courses in a focused area, or are interested in a starting point for an MBA, the Graduate Certificate program offered by the Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs may be the perfect solution for you. Graduate certificate courses are taught by full-time, doctoral qualified faculty and deliver an advanced education you can build your career on.

Program at a Glance

Degree Program:

Cybersecurity Management Graduate Certificate

Offered By:

University of Colorado Colorado Springs


Cost Per Credit:


*Approximate tuition per credit hour based on the number of credits taken

Cost Per Credit:


*Approximate tuition per credit hour based on the number of credits taken

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Program Details

Cybersecurity Management Certificate – Online

The online Cybersecurity Management graduate certificate provides professionals with foundations in the fundamental business disciplines along with a comprehensive understanding of cybersecurity concepts and technologies. Data breaches and cyber threats create significant risks for organizations dependent on sensitive information. This area of emphasis will enhance students’ understanding of complexities involved with the adoption of security technologies, achieving regulatory compliance, and implementing cybersecurity programs to mitigate risks and secure information assets. Overall, the program will enable professionals to effectively govern cybersecurity in an organization.

AACSB Accreditation

The CU Denver Business School is accredited by AACSB International, a global nonprofit association that is committed to providing excellence in education for future business leaders. This accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools, with less than five percent of the world’s business programs obtaining AACSB accreditation. As an AACSB accredited degree, our online MBA program must meet rigorous academic standards and commit to providing high-quality education through strategic curriculum design and dynamic thought leadership. When you earn your MBA from an AACSB accredited program, you’ll graduate with the confidence that you’ve received the best business education available and the valued credentials that employers are looking for.

Accredited by AACSB International

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have a 3.0 undergraduate GPA from a regionally accredited institution to be considered for the Graduate Certificate Programs
  • $60 application fee
  • Updated resume
  • Complete UCCS Online Application
  •  Submit all transcripts regardless of the number of hours taken at a certain institution and/or if a certain institution's credit is reflected on another set of transcripts. Official transcripts must be sealed in original envelopes, unopened by the student. One set of official transcripts sent from EVERY institution ever attended

Tuition and Fees

Investing in your future is a big decision. However, becoming a fully online student at the University of Colorado is a high-quality and affordable option for learners of all types. Tuition and fees are based largely on the degree program you enroll in.

The tuition amount assessed is determined based on which University of Colorado campus, school, or college is offering your degree program, as well as if it is at the undergrad or graduate level, and finally your resident status. Visit our tuition and financial aid page for more information.

Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.


The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management requires students to complete four courses from the list below:

Required Courses
CYSM 6100 – Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Technologies
CYSM 6200 – Enterprise Information Security
CYSM 6300 – Cybersecurity Governance
CYSM 6400 – Cybersecurity Law and Cybercrime
BUAD 6510 – Ethics and Compliance in Business

CYSM 6300: Pre-requisites are CYSM 6100