Cybersecurity Certificate

  • Overview
  • Program Requirements
  • Why Choose a Certificate?

Cybersecurity Certificate

Be sure to review program requirements for this certificate

The Cybersecurity Certificate furnishes you with both the strategic and technical knowledge to make your company more secure amidst a growing arena of threats to operations, data, and intellectual property. Learn how to best mitigate risk, defend your network from threats originating from both outside and inside your organization, understand forensics and much more. Using an applied approach to learning coupled with a flexible curriculum, the Cybersecurity Certificate allows you to focus on topics that are most important to you.

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

  • All courses applied to a certificate program must be taken from Georgia Tech.

How it works

Your path to achievement is easy! Most certificate courses are offered in classroom locations around the U.S. You can also inquire about training at your location.


  • Course load determines the cost of a certificate program.
  • Calculate your total by identifying the courses needed and tallying individual course fees. Some courses offer discounts for course bundling.


  • Select a certificate program, review the requirements, and determine your timeline for completion.
  • Add courses to your shopping cart for purchase as you are ready to take them, or as a group if desired.
  • Proceed to checkout to complete your registration. We accept multiple forms of payment including a third-party credit cardholder, purchase order, a private loan, and VA benefits for certain programs.


  • Certificates must be completed within six years.
  • After successful completion of most individual courses, a Certificate of Course Completion will be sent.
  • After successful completion of all required courses, request a transcript and program certificate audit.

Upon verification, GTPE will email your transcript and mail your Certificate of Program Completion. Some programs host a certificate award ceremony during the final course.

Once you earn your Georgia Tech Program Certificate, tout your success on your resume and LinkedIn profile, share with your employer, and celebrate an important career growth achievement!

Why Choose a Certificate?

Why Choose a Certificate?

Professional Certificates are ideal for developing new skills and building deep expertise in a specialized area to update your professional profile, advance your career, or broaden your knowledge base.

Certificates are an “anytime” credential
Start anytime - after graduation or later in your career - and gain deeper know-how in a specific area without the commitment to a degree.

Certificates demonstrate commitment
The dedication of time to earn a certificate demonstrates that you are committed to achieving a higher standard of professional knowledge in your industry.

Certificates provide immediate “ROE”
Georgia Tech learners master real-world skills and apply them to their career the day after completion.

Certificates stand out on your resume
A Georgia Tech credential carries the professional weight to give you a competitive edge.

Who Should Attend

This certificate is designed for anyone who wants to move into a position that requires increasing oversight into cybersecurity, including engineers, scientists, IT professionals, product designers, and managers.

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How You Will Benefit

  • Recognize emerging threats and decipher risk in order to develop an appropriate and effective defense best suited to your organization.
  • Learn to build smarter and more effective cybersecurity solutions by approaching threats holistically and from the perspective of the intruder.
  • Uncover and examine the latest research and techniques in security and mitigation strategies.
  • Understand how to apply systems engineering principles to build a stronger enterprise.
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