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Ferris Online Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking

Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking Certificate

Next Level Excellence

Take your ethical hacking and penetration testing skills to the next level in our fully online Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking certificate program. You will build a foundation in one of the most in-demand fields in the world and prepare to answer the call for highly-skilled cybersecurity professionals.

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Online and On your schedule

Work on your classes when and where it works for you with the flexibility and convenience of online classes. The online option isn’t just traditional classes with an internet spin. It is web-native, built specifically for the online learning environment by our industry expert faculty and course designers. Engage in lectures and collaborate with your peers and instructors wherever you are.

Cybersecurity Student and Faculty

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Our advisors are ready to meet with you. Contact our advisors or schedule an appointment now!

Jerry Emerick
(231) 591-3148
[email protected]

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Certificate Program Features

  •  Expanded Opportunity
    In addition to earning your certificate, you may earn industry certifications such as EC Council's Certified Ethical Hacker (CI EH) and Comptia's Security+ by leveraging our industry partnerships such as EC Council's Accredited Training Center designation. You may also become proficient with Python.
  •  Proven Excellence
    • The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Ferris State University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.
    • The Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations has named Ferris State University as the first university to obtain designation as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence.
    • Ferris State University is a host site for the Michigan Cyber Range. This provides students with a unique opportunity to develop skills in detecting, preventing, and responding to cyber-attacks in a controlled setting that approximates the real world.
  •  Core Classes
    • Security Informatics
    • Principles of Information Security
    • Applications of Information Security

    Choose 1 of 5:

    • Secure Digital Technologies
    • Network Security
    • Digital Forensics and Analysis
    • Pen Testing and Cloud Security
    • Pen Testing and Mobile Security

    Some of these courses may have prerequisites that must be met prior to enrollment.

  •  Locations

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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking certificate program, you must have the following:

  • 2.35 High School GPA

It is important to note that some courses included in this certificate program have prerequisites that must be met before a student can enroll in them. Please consult the catalog for more information.



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