Online Software Security Certificate

Earn your Software Security Certificate online at Champlain College Online and enter the cybersecurity field with a credential employers will respect.

Students who complete this online 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. Stand-alone certificate programs are ineligible for financial aid.


 Course # Course TitleCredits
CYBR 210 Foundations of Cybersecurity 3
SDEV 230 Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
CYBR 260 Security Scripting With Python 3
CYBR 335 Ethical Hacking 3
Plus 1 of the following:
SDEV 240 C++ Programming I (15-week course) 3
SDEV 250 Java Programming I (15-week course) 3
Total Credits to Earn This Certificate: 15

*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 888-269-6523 for more information.