Earn your software security certificate online at Champlain College and enter the cybersecurity field with a credential employers will respect.

Graduates with this certificate will be qualified to:

  • Evaluate the computer network and information security needs of an organization.
  • Measure the performance of security systems within an enterprise level information system.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and update an enterprise level information security system.

NOTE: Federal financial aid is only available for associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs. Standalone certificate programs are ineligible for financial aid.


Course #TitleCredits
CYBR 210Foundations of Cybersecurity3
SDEV 230Information Systems Analysis and Design3
CYBR 260Security Scripting With Python3
CYBR 335Ethical Hacking3
Pick one of the following:
SDEV 240C++ Programming I (15-week course)3
SDEV 250Java Programming I (15-week course)3
Total Credits15

*Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Please click on the course name for a description and prerequisite information. If prerequisites are listed that are not currently part of the certificate program please call an admissions representative at 888-545-3459 for more information.