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Cybercrime and Prevention (Advanced Certificate)

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Why Cybercrime and Prevention?

With the frequency of hacking and cyber security threats growing, specialists in the field of cyber security are in high demand. Advance your career in cybercrime prevention or join this fast-paced field with this certificate.

Why Study Cybercrime and Prevention at Iona?

You will be taught by outstanding faculty members who are actively engaged and sought-after experts in the field. You will benefit from their first-hand criminal justice research and network of industry professionals who can help you in your career.

This 12-credit online program allows you flexibility and convenience. Take classes from home while you build your resume and add to your credentials.

Credits taken for this certificate can be applied to our full master's degree in Criminal Justice.

What You'll Learn

You will dive into the world of cybercrime and how it relates to particular industries like business, finance or banking.

You will research cybercrime and security monitoring from both private and governmental perspectives. You will learn how to detect and prevent cyber-espionage, and how to conduct the related criminal investigations.

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Valuable Networking

You will join our network of more than 50,000 alumni who are eager to help fellow Gaels with mentorship and networking opportunities. Graduates from our criminal justice program work in a wide variety of law enforcement fields and can provide coveted connections!

Faculty Experts

Our faculty are experienced professionals and sought-after experts on criminal justice topics. Agencies such as the NYPD seek the expertise of our faculty, and many have appeared on the news as expert sources. You will be working with some of the best!

Scholarship Opportunity

Iona Gaels are proud to "fight the good fight." We offer a 30% tuition discount for eligible First Responders who enroll in this program.

Genesis Mojica

It is one thing to read from a textbook, but it is another thing to feel the emotion and the energetic passion from the faculty. They are truly impactful and bring about so much information, life experience, and tips on our future careers.

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Careers & Outcomes

With the frequency of hacking and cybercrime growing, specialists in the field of cybercrime and prevention are in high demand. Our program prepares graduates to meet that pressing demand.

Job Titles

  • Counterintelligence Agent
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Fraud Risk Management Director
  • Cyber Intelligence Analyst
  • Infrastructure Security Analyst