Online Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Business

Cybersecurity has never been more important for business, as companies' digital assets are becoming increasingly vast and valuable. Having a basic cybersecurity skillset, and a knowledge of the foundations of cybersecurity, is essential for today's business professionals. The online Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Business certificate is designed for business professionals without a cybersecurity background, who would like to develop their skillset in the field.

Through our Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Business certificate, you will learn to:

  • Identify social, economic, and political impacts of cybersecurity in order to discover threats to personal and information security
  • Compare business and personal cybersecurity concerns to identify overlapping risks
  • Utilize basic information protections related to daily activities like Web browsing and reading email
  • Compare different threats to information and system security and how they impact people and organizations
  • Analyze risks that come from using information systems in order to identify and address problematic behaviors
  • Apply foundational information technology competencies to cybersecurity-related issues

Benefits of a Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Business Certificate From Champlain

At Champlain College Online, we understand how important it is for busy working adults to gain knowledge and expertise quickly, which is why our cybersecurity fundamentals for business certificate coursework is applicable to the real world from day one, and is offered 100% online, allowing you to participate at days and times convenient to you. Our certificate program can be completed in less than a year, allowing you to get started in your new career path sooner. Whether you've already earned an undergraduate degree or you're currently pursuing your bachelor's degree, taking cybersecurity fundamentals for business courses online is a great way to earn a credential in the business field, get your resume noticed, and demonstrate proficiency in a focused area of knowledge.

Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Business Certificate Program Curriculum*

Our undergraduate certificate in cybersecurity fundamentals for business is designed for working adults, and equips students with foundational cybersecurity skills and competencies that can be applied to their workplaces from day one. When you study cybersecurity fundamentals for business online, you will be taking foundational cybersecurity classes and professional courses that are focused and relevant to today's business professionals. And because all of our cybersecurity fundamentals for business certificate courses are included in our Business Management associate and bachelor's degree programs, your certificate can be earned as either a stand-alone credential or as a step along your path towards a degree.

 Course # Course TitleCredits
CYBR 100 Landscape of Internet Security 3
CYBR 101 Risk in an Uncertain World 3
CYBR 102 Cyber Warfare and Cyber Crime 3
CMIT 140 Introduction to Operating Systems 3
CYBR 210 Foundations of Cybersecurity 3

* 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.


Undergraduate Certificate Admissions Information

All the admissions information for our undergraduate certificate programs can be found through the links below. 

Certificate Admission Requirements

Applying to Champlain College Online is free, and it's easy to get started. Our comprehensive admissions process is designed to take into account your whole story, not just your previous academic record--we'll also consider your experiences as a working adult, your current and previous work positions, and your personal and professional goals. Please visit our undergraduate admissions page to learn more about admissions eligibility and requirements. 

Certificate Tuition & Financing

Tuition for our undergraduate certificate programs based on your student status (part-time or full-time) and the number of transfer credits you are bringing in. Please visit our undergraduate tuition rates page to get an idea of what tuition may cost you. 

Certificate Academic Calendar

Champlain College Online offers various program start dates throughout the year, giving you the flexibility to start and finish your online undergraduate business management certificate on your own terms. Please visit our Academic Calendar for application deadlines, course start dates, and term dates. 


Why Champlain?

All of Champlain College's undergraduate certificate programs were designed with the adult learner in mind. All are offered in areas essential to today's job market, and are designed to be taught with the needs of busy working adults in mind: with immediate professional relevance, real-world application, and collaborative instruction from faculty that are experts in their fields. Our courses are offered in a convenient, 100% online format, accessible at any time, from anywhere, allowing you to fit your classwork into your schedule in a way that works for you. And because Champlain College is dedicated to offering a high-quality higher education experience, you'll be gaining both knowledge in your field of interest, and broadly-applicable skills essential to success in the modern workplace, such as critical thinking, problem solving, and communication. Earning a certificate from Champlain College Online means obtaining a respected credential from an accredited, nonprofit institution with a 140-year legacy of career-focused higher education, named the "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report. 


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