Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Practitioner Preparation
Regent’s Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Practitioner Preparation will help you meet the urgent and growing demand for cyber training in the workplace by closing the gap between your cyber knowledge and hands-on skills. This 9-credit hour certificate is offered as either a stand-alone certification or as a degree-expansion. Through the Certificate of Graduate Studies in Cyber Practitioner Preparation program, you will gain an essential understanding of operating systems, key principles of networks, and experience various facets of cybersecurity within Regent’s multimillion-dollar cyber range. Regent is also a member of the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) Academic Engagement Network. The courses in the program are both asynchronous and online, allowing you to pursue them anytime, anywhere.
This certificate will prepare you for the following:
- Gain an essential understanding of the architecture of a Linux operating system through practice in hands-on labs.
- Understand key principles of networks through study of example networks and hands-on labs to develop and test student-created protocols.
- Acquire experience within Regent University’s cyber range to implement principles, secure against threats, and investigate cybersecurity incidents.
- Prepare for five industry certifications*:
- CompTIA Linux+
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Security+
- EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker
- CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)
*Associated certifications may change due to industry demand.
Students completing this program may apply their earned credits to a Master of Science in Cybersecurity. Develop your career by acquiring the skills you need to be an expert in cybersecurity.
Please complete the Request Information form on this page to learn more about this program.
The Certificate of Graduate Studies offers an excellent opportunity for those not seeking a master’s degree. This option is often used by those needing continuing education credits or for those who wish to complement their existing degree with additional training for career advancement. Upon completing the certificate, students have the option of applying to the master’s program, and if accepted, all courses taken toward the certificate transfer in.
Step 1: Apply to Regent University
Submit your application at www.regent.edu/apply.
Step 2: Submit Your Transcripts
Submit your unofficial college transcripts to regent.edu/items.
Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES-approved company.
Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID
Submit a photo of your government-issued ID to regent.edu/items.
Please note that all items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.
|Certificate of Graduate Studies||Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour||Total Credits||Tuition Cost for Certificate|
|Cyber Practitioner Preparation||$695||9||$6,255|
|Law & Public Policy||$695||12||$8,340|
|Middle East Politics||$695||12||$8,340|
|National Security Studies||$695||12||$8,340|
|Political Campaign Strategies & Management||$695||12||$8,340|
|Terrorism & Homeland Defense||$695||12||$8,340|
Student Fees Per Semester
|University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)||$850|
|University Services Fee (Online Students)||$700|
*Rates are subject to change at any time.