Cyber Systems Certificate - Curriculum 296

Academic Associate

Monique P. Fargues, Ph.D.

Code EC/Fa, Spanagel Hall, Room 456

(831) 656-2859, DSN 756-2859

fargues@nps.edu

Program Manager

Roberto Cristi, Ph.D.

Code EC/Cx, Spanagel Hall

Room 462

(831) 656-2223, DSN 756-2223

rcristi@nps.edu

Brief Overview

This certificate is designed to provide students with a graduate level focus on cyber systems, system reverse engineering, and depending on elective choice, an ability to assess vulnerability and risk, architecture and engineering, or network traffic.

Requirements for Entry

Students who plan to enroll in the Cyber Systems Certificate Program should have a BSEE degree or a degree in another area of science or engineering with additional coursework and on-the-job experience, including a basic communications course, that will allow them to successfully complete the certificate courses. An APC of 323 is required for entry.

Entry Date

Fall

Program Length

9-12 months

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCreditsLecture HoursLab Hours
EC3730Cyber Network and Physical Infrastructures

3

2

EC3740Reverse Engineering in Electronic Systems

3

2

And one or two of the following electives to total a minimum of 12 credit hours:

Course NumberTitleCreditsLecture HoursLab Hours
EC4715Cyber System Vulnerabilities and Risk Assessment

3

2

EC4790Cyber Architectures and Engineering

3

2

EC4755Network Traffic, Activity Detection, and Tracking

3

2