Chief Information Officer Management Certificate

Certificate #198

Est.imated Completion Time: 12 months

Starts: Quarterly

Program Area: Cyber and Information Systems, Defense Systems Management

POC: Program Support

Modality: Distance Learning


Applications are paused until further notice as the curriculum has reached maximum capacity.

The DDM Chief Information Officer (CIO) Cyber Management Certificate will provide the critical education required by the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 to manage government information technology systems. This certificate will allow its graduates to effectively manage the resources, people, processes, and technologies necessary to ensure our information technology systems optimize mission performance and information assurance. This certificate meets all of the Clinger-Cohen educational competency requirements.

Courses Required

Course Details
Course 1 Choose one of the following:
  • GB4021
  • IS4182
Course 2 Choose one of the following:
  • MN3331
  • MN3301
  • Or this set:
    • MN3221
    • MN3222
Course 3 MN3309
Course 4 Choose one of the following:
  • CY3201
  • CY3200
  • CS3600

Application Information

Applications are handled by the NPS Admissions Office. Please visit the admissions website or contact them at

Tuition & Service Obligation

For information regarding tuition, please contact the NPS Tuition office at, or contact this offering’s POC at

For information regarding service obligation, please visit the Admissions Office’s Eligibility/Service Obligation page.

Other Information

Tuition for each certificate course is $2,600 for all students except DON active-duty officers.

DON active-duty officers are funded by the Navy and their command sponsors do not pay tuition. DON active-duty officers also incur a service obligation. All other students must be funded by their commands and organizations. Students may not fund their own tuition.

Students or commands are responsible for paying for their textbooks, course materials, and TDY expenses.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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