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Cyber Security Security Engineer

Projected outlook for some certified Cyber Security experts:

141,200Number of Jobs, 2020

$102,600Median Pay per year, 2021

33%Job Growth, 2020-2030

*U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook – Information Security Analysts

Earn A CSUF Cyber Security: Security Engineer Certificate

Large scale cyber security compromises have brought attention to the increasing threat of cyber-attacks. As a result, a mix of conditions has opened opportunities for those looking to leverage transferrable skills, or just need a change in career path.

Why is it the right time for a career in cyber security?

  • Organizations are scrambling to develop defense strategies.
  • Filling crucial engineering roles has become a lengthy struggle.
  • Demand for cyber security experts has grown more than twice as fast as the overall IT job market in recent years.
  • Global conflicts indicate that the future front lines will be in cyberspace.
  • Job growth will be exponential as much-needed regulation and oversight enters a relatively under-regulated part of business.

The Cyber Security: Security Engineer program is delivered through a role-based learning model that focuses on immediately applicable technical and implementation competencies in core skill areas.

  • Enhance business acumen to broaden your understanding of the field.
  • Learn key methods for organizing and conducting technical security projects.
  • Prepare for expanded roles and new preventive and detective technologies in organizations fortifying their defense strategy.

Who is this program for?

  • Help Desk and IT professionals interested in security
  • Those with client-facing professional backgrounds
  • Security Analysts exploring the day-to-day of technical roles
  • Technical individuals seeking to advance to security management and leadership roles

Cyber Security: Security Engineer Program Benefits


Team + Project Management, and Process Competencies

Interacting with people that are outside of your security program, developing plans of action, plan management, development of small teams and small team management


Analytical + Data Management and Content Development Competencies

Using data inputs, organization of data, presentation of data outputs, as well as data management basics to influence output design easily digestible by leadership


Engineering Integration Competencies

Influencing security within an organization from a technological perspective before and after deployment of security, operational, and other systems in the organization


Process Competencies

Understanding common technological components in a security process, process improvement, and techniques for understanding and improving process maturity across multiple domains.

Please note: Students must register no later than 2 business days prior to the course start date. If you missed the registration window or have any questions, please contact EIP Student Services at eipconnect@fullerton.edu.

Program Details

Location: Virtual Instruction
Length: 2 months

Cost: $3,750*

Next Start: February 2023

*Cost is approximate and subject to change

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