Online Cyber Security Management Certificate

The online Cyber Security Management Certificate provides managers and information technology professionals with the essential tools needed to identify cyber threats; devise appropriate defense strategies; develop policy; plan and conduct security assessments; and understand the ethical, legal, and regulatory environment as it relates to operating in cyberspace.

  • Schedule & Format

    • Part Time
    • Online
    • 18 Graduate Credits / 6 Courses
    On average, students take two courses a term, including the summer, to complete the certificate in 12 months. 

    Annual Course Schedule

  • Available Online

    When you enroll in an online course, you'll find support and collaboration every step of the way. Our goal is to deliver an exceptional student experience wherever you are.

    Learning Online

  • Admission Requirements

    Bachelor's Degree
    Individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree are invited to apply.
    Fall: July 1
    Spring: November 1
    Summer: April 1

    Admission Details

  • Tuition

    Estimated Cost of Certificate
    In State / Out of State: $9,468

    Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates are adjusted annually.

    This program is not eligible for financial aid.

    Tuition Details

Who Should Enroll?

The Certificate in Cyber Security Management is ideal for:
  • managers assigned to or expecting to be assigned cyber security duties
  • information technology professionals seeking a cyber security management role
  • cyber security professionals seeking additional credentials and professional development
  • liberal arts graduates, career changers, and other professionals looking to enter both entry-level and mid-level positions in cyber security
Depending on their backgrounds, students have the flexibility to take coursework to augment their current expertise and gain exposure to subject matter included on critical certifying exams such as CISSP and CISM.  

Courses are mapped to the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, as part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies.  


Angela Orebaugh epitomizes the School’s commitment to select certificate faculty members who combine impressive work resumes with expertise in the classroom.

Meet Our Faculty

Angela Orebaugh

Angela Orebaugh

I was looking to make a transition that reflected my evolving interests. The School gave me a great opportunity to do that.

Student Stories

Our students and alumni can tell you about the impact our degrees and certificates have had on their lives and careers.
Justin Chik

Justin Chik

Builds career in cyber security

Justin Chik knew that UVA would offer the high-quality education that he wanted to expand his skills in Cyber Security Management. Instructors in the online program provided timely and relevant material, with expert guest speakers and hands-on experiences.

Carl Schwab

Carl Schwab

Leads his team with confidence

Carl Schwab oversees an eight-person project management office for the Navy Federal Credit Union, the world's largest credit union. The Certificate in Project Management helped Carl pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. He now attributes his success and credibility within his organization to the program.