Cyber Security


Earn A Certificate in Cyber Security from UNT/PDI

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Become familiar with Cyber Security’s core concepts, terminology, technologies and skills.  Major topics covered include

  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Virus Attacks
  • Hacking
  • Spyware
  • Network Defense
  • Passwords
  • Firewalls
  • VPNs
  • Instruction Detection
  • Industrial Espionage
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Counter Measures

Who Is the Program Designed For?

The Certificate in Cyber Security program is designed for students with no security experience or background and is a great option for students initially seeking employment in the cyber security field.  It is also a great fit for working professionals seeking cyber-related career development opportunities while maintaining their jobs.  All students may apply new knowledge in an employment-related study project.

This program will also build upon the knowledge of students who have obtained their undergraduate degrees in Criminal Justice.  It will also strengthen the academic training of those who have obtained undergraduate degrees in other disciplines.


Introduction to Cyber Security 

  • Cryptography
  • Security Management
  • Wireless Networking
  • Organizational Policy
  • Security Frameworks
  • Network Infrastructure Security
  • Security and Cryptology
  • Information Security Policy
  • Defense

Cyber Security II: Threats, Conflict, Privacy, Identity

  • Ransomware
  • Malware

Understanding the Neighborhood: The Deep and Dark Web

  • The dark layers of the internet
  • Legitimate practices and malicious activities on the Dark Web

Research in Cyber Security

  • Work with a company, or instructors, to help solve a problem that is often confronted in the cyber security world.  Develop a white paper that could be presented at a conference, published in a journal or presented as expert level proposal to a cyber security company.

Must-Know Details

This is a hybrid program held over 4 months.  Most classes are online.  All instructors are field professionals.


$3,800, which includes materials. Contact Tami Russell at for information.

 To inquire about payment plans, please contact Tami Russell at 940.783.7270 or email at

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