2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Security Data Science Certificate

Program Coordinator: Muhammed Aminul-Islam, Ph.D.

The graduate certificate program in Security Data Science is designed for working professionals who wish to learn the concepts and the skills needed to design, develop, and maintain data-driven cybersecurity solutions. This certificate program is comprised of four courses (12 credits).

Students are expected to have general knowledge of Cybersecurity and Python programming. Those without this background have the option of enrolling in Introduction to Computer Security (CSCI 6646) and Introduction to Programming for Data Science (DSCI 6602) as bridge courses.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

1. Describe the concepts of data collection, cleaning, modeling, and visualization;

2. Practice the tools and techniques of machine learning for data-driven applications;

3. Develop machine learning applications for malware detection, intrusion detection, fraud prevention, and threat intelligence analysis for cybersecurity;

4. Identify the security vulnerabilities and challenges in AI-driven applications