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    Oct 07, 2022  
American University Catalog 2022-2023 
    
American University Catalog 2022-2023

Cyber Policy and Management (Graduate Certificate)


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Offered by the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology , School of Public Affairs .

Admission to the Program


Open to students with a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution. Participants who are currently enrolled in an SPA master’s program may apply 12 relevant credits to this program. For those not currently enrolled in an SPA master’s program, if they choose to continue their studies toward a degree, they may transfer up to 12 credit hours as long as they indicate their plans before the 12-credit threshold in the certificate program. Students also may apply up to 3 hours earned at an accredited college or university as transfer credit toward a certificate.

Certificate Requirements


  • 15 credit hours with grades of C or better, with at least 6 credit hours at or above 600-level
  • Students who are currently enrolled in an SPA master’s program may apply 12 relevant credit hours to this program. For students not currently enrolled in an SPA master’s program, if they choose to continue their studies toward a degree, they may transfer up to 12 credit hours as long as they indicate their plans before the 12-credit hour threshold in the certificate program
  • Compliance with all regulations for a certificate (Graduate Academic Regulations 4.11 , 5 6 )

Course Requirements


Electives (3 credit hours)


Complete 3 credit hours from the following, or other courses approved by program director:

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