The UMass Amherst Graduate-level Certificate in Information Security Certificate is offered by the College of Information & Computer Science. The program is open to the public and offers comprehensive training in information technology security, policy, and risk management. The program's aim is to help students build the sought-after-skills and knowledge needed to distinguish themselves in a highly competitive field by offering comprehensive training in information technology, policy, and risk management. It is an academic sequence of five courses that altogether comprise an official certificate from UMass Amherst.
A four-course 15-credit undergraduate certificate in Information Security is also available to students with an Associate's Degree or work experience.
You do not need to be enrolled in our certificate program to take our courses. Non-matriculate students and students enrolled in other majors are welcome.