Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking Certificate - Online


Cybersecurity Ethical Hacking Certificate Program


Online Certificate Program

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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Jerry Emerick
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In addition to earning your certificate, you may earn industry certifications such as EC Council's Certified Ethical Hacker (Cl 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.


  • 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.


Our Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking certificate includes 12 credit hours of the latest training.

First, you will choose from one of the five below courses.

  • Secure Digital Technologies - 3 Credit Hours
  • Digital Forensics and Analysis - 3 Credit Hours
  • Penetration Testing and Cloud Security - 3 Credit Hours
  • Network Forensics and Analysis - 3 Credit Hours
  • Penetration Testing and Mobile Security - 3 Credit Hours

Then you will combine it with all three of the following courses to complete your certificate.

  • Security Informatics - 3 Credit Hours
  • Principles of Information Security - 3 Credit Hours
  • Applications of Information Security - 3 Credit Hours