Information Security

Graduate Information Security Management

Upon completion of the graduate level Information Security Management Certificate, the student will be able to do the following:

  • Develop policies and procedures that ensure the safety of an organization's information assets without harming the productivity of the organization.
  • Perform risk assessment to identify potential threats and design mitigation plans.
  • Articulate conceptual and technical aspects of information security management solutions to team members, managers and clients.
  • Identify the ethical dilemmas that occur in the context of cybersecurity.
  • Design, develop and build an Information Security Management solution.

Certificate Courses

Please visit the UWF Graduate Catalog for course descriptions.

ISM 5327 Legal, Ethical, and Human Aspects of Cybersecurity 3.0 Semester Hours
ISM 5328 Cybersecurity Risk Management 3.0 Semester Hours
ISM 5222 Business Data Communication 3.0 Semester Hours
ISM 6326 Information Systems Auditing and Control 3.0 Semester Hours
Total Hours 12.0 Semester Hours
  • The Graduate Certificate in Information Security Management is available online.
  • The Graduate Certificate in Information Security Management is not available to students pursuing the MBA with the Information Security Management emphasis.
  • Candidates pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Information Security Management are required to complete all Certificate courses with a grade of "C" or better, and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Normally, transfer courses cannot be used to satisfy requirements for completion of graduate certificates in the College of Business.
  • The University’s six-year policy on “Time to Degree:  Master’s” applies to completion of coursework for graduate certificates in the College of Business.

Accredited by AACSB International

We are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 4.7% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.