Criminal Justice

Certificate in Cyber Security Analysis

The online Certificate in Cyber Security Analysis provides the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to assume entry-level positions in cyber security. The certificate provides a detailed understanding of security vulnerabilities, attacks, threats, and mitigation solutions in the context of today’s cyber and information technology networks. Courses are mapped to the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, as part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies. The 18-credit undergraduate certificate (6 courses) can be completed in 12 months by enrolling in 2 courses per term. The certificate is online, making it accessible from anywhere.  

Certificate in Cyber Security Management

The online Certificate in Cyber Security Management is designed to provide 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. Courses are mapped to the National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, as part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies.The 18-credit graduate certificate (6 courses) can be completed in 12 months by enrolling in 2 courses per term. The certificate is online, making it accessible from anywhere.

Master of Public Safety

The Master of Public Safety (MPS) answers the call for public safety education that develops leadership skills and contextualizes law enforcement in the broader landscape of society and social change. The part-time, interdisciplinary program prepares public safety professionals by broadening their understanding of relational policing, emerging public safety threats, and appropriate responses to improve the safety of their communities. Six key themes are woven throughout the graduate curriculum: constitutional literacy, relational policing, evidence-based strategies, diversity awareness and sensitivity, public health, and safety and wellness. Classes are offered on-Grounds in a low residency format that also combines online instruction.

National Criminal Justice Command College

The National Criminal Justice Command College provides an integrated, cutting-edge approach to criminal justice education through a framework of leadership and collaboration. Offered in partnership with the Virginia State Police, this intensive 10-week program, located in Richmond, Virginia, is scheduled annually from mid-July through mid-September.