Cyber Warfare Certificate

Certificate #288

Est.imated Completion Time: 9 months

Starts: Quarterly

Subspecialty Code: 5313L

Program Area: Cyber and Information Systems, Naval Engineering

POC: Academic Associate

Modality: Distance Learning


The Cyber Warfare Certificate addresses the network threat environment, network infrastructure, network design and security for both wired and wireless environments as well as all facets of computer network operations, depending on the choice of certificate electives. The coursework equips students with an ability to apply techniques for network operations with both wired and wireless computer networks based on an ability to analyze, design and evaluate networks. Electives can be chosen to satisfy requirements for workforce education in both the DoD and Intelligence Community. Non-DoD sectors of government and the private sector which traditionally focus on network defense may also wish to consider this certificate to provide their employees with a more insightful understanding of computer and network defense challenges.

Security clearance: TS/SCI

Courses required

Course Details
Course 1 EC3760
Course 2 EC4765
Course 3 Choose one of the following:
  • DA3105
  • EC3730
  • EC3750
  • EC3970
  • EC4730
  • CS4558
  • EC4755


  • BSEE/BSCE degree or degree in another area of science or engineering with specific knowledge at the undergraduate level in computer architecture, computer networking, and low-level programming.
  • Command/Company endorsement.
  • TS/SCI clearance is required

Application Information

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Tuition & Service Obligation

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Other Information

A minimum of 12 credit hours must be completed.

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  •  29 May 2023

    Memorial Day

  •  06 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter pre-graduation awards ceremony

  •  09 Jun 2023

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