CNSS 4011 Undergraduate Certificate
Data privacy and protection has become crucial for every organization in today’s technologically driven era. The CNSS 4011 online undergraduate certificate is designed for students wishing to gain knowledge in the information assurance area. This 6-credit hour certificate is recognized by the Committee on National Security Systems as meeting the CNSS 4011 training standards. This recognition demonstrates your ability to protect information systems and may supplement majors in various departments across campus.
Current WKU Students
- Download this program form and submit to advisor
The minimum requirements for acceptance are as follows:
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Application and Fee
- Official copy of Transcript(s) if applicable
To apply to WKU and earn this certificate as a standalone credential:
Complete the WKU Domestic and International Undergraduate Application
Under Planned Course of Study Section, if you are not enrolling in any other program, choose:
- Category of Study >>> Certificate
- Planned Course of Study >>> CNSS 4011 Certificate
- Primary Location >>> Web (online)
If you plan to earn an associate degree or bachelor's, please follow the application process for that degree and submit the certificate program form to your advisor.
The 6-credit hour program requires students to complete the following course sequence with a grade of “C” or better in each course.
Students wishing to receive the certificate must complete the Undergraduate Certificate Form.
Below is a list of program requirements and the semester in which the courses may be available via web through WKU Online, which refers to semester-based online courses or self-paced through On Demand.
Required Courses (6 Hours)
|CS 157||Information Security I (fall)|
|CS 257||Information Security II (spring)|
For more information about the cost of the program, average time to complete the program, and other important information, please visit this website.