* This program was previously called Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Information Security (PBC InfoSec).
Graduate Certificate in Information Security (GC InfoSec) students take their courses alongside MSC IS students, and are required to complete the same activities and achieve the same standard.
Students will access all course tools and technologies online. In addition, students are expected to use web-based communications for the following purposes:
GC InfoSec courses are delivered via online paced study using distance education instructional design principles and enabling web-based technologies:
GC InfoSec program will be conducted in an online paced study mode involving online study as part of a group, with specific start and end dates. The courses in the GC InfoSec program will be offered during three terms each year. Please refer to the Academic Schedule for each term start date. All course work should be completed during the term periods. Online paced study delivery has the following characteristics:
Registration in courses is subject to prerequisite requirements or professor permission. Elective courses may be taken on completion of the core courses or concurrently with the core courses offered in any term.
Course extensions are not available for any of the core and elective courses in the GC InfoSec program.
Students are allowed only one re-registration in each course. Both the initial registration and the re-registration will appear on the student’s academic record.
Students may re-register in a course only if they have received more than one final grade of B- or lower in a core course or more than one final grade of C+ or lower in an elective course, or have withdrawn from the course in good standing. In re-registering, students must complete all course requirements and pay the full course fee.
For details on policy and procedure related to course withdrawals and refunds, please refer to the Graduate Course Refund Policy.
All courses will be graded using the Alpha/4.0 grading scale.
Information effective September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.
Updated June 30 2020 by laurab