As hackers, GPS jamming, ransomware, and supply chain vulnerabilities continue to make headlines, it’s vital that leaders in the aviation industry are familiar with and prepared to respond to cyber threats. A single compromise with a major airport or airline could generate significant fear in consumers.
Embry-Riddle’s Graduate Certificate in Aviation Cybersecurity Management and Policy is designed specifically for aviation industry leaders, including airline operators, airport directors, business managers, project engineers, industry planners, manufacturers, and policy and law advisers.
This graduate study program teaches aviation professionals how to integrate an awareness of cybersecurity into their business.
The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Cybersecurity Management and Policy is an online 12-credit program. The specialized curriculum addresses cybersecurity management and policies as they apply to the aviation industry.
The program offers a broad understanding of the basic issues of cybersecurity management, designing cybersecurity issues into a project, policy and law as it pertains to aviation, and cybersecurity issues specific to aviation.
In addition to the certificate, students earn 12 graduate-level credits, which can be applied towards a master’s degree at Embry-Riddle. This program is designed to lead students towards the online M.S. in Cybersecurity Management & Policy degree by taking 18 additional graduate credits.
The Aviation Cybersecurity Management and Policy graduate certificate is designed for students who are pursuing management and policy education related to aviation cyber issues, including airline operators, airport directors, business managers, project engineers, industry planners, manufacturers, policy and law advisers, consultants, and others involved in managing day-to-day processes within the industry.
Note: Certificate programs are not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
|MCMP 510||The Practice of Cybersecurity||3|
|MCMP 520||Security Engineering and Management||3|
|MCMP 616||Aviation Policy and Law in Cyberspace||3|
|MCMP 651||Topics in Aviation Cybersecurity||3|
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“Cybersecurity issues, if not addressed, are an existential threat to the aviation industry,” said Dr. Gary Kessler, a professor of Cybersecurity at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. “This is nothing we are going to fix quickly, but the first thing we need to do is acknowledge the issue and aggressively and proactively deal with it.”