Cybersecurity Analytics

Graduate Certificate

Designed for students interested in becoming a cyber data analyst, you will learn to perform initial data analysis and to design and implement large-scale datasets. Courses in Cybersecurity Policy and Incident Response and Management will provide the cybersecurity context.

At a Glance

How many courses?

Four courses—all required.

How much will it cost?

$17,184 based on completing all courses during the 2024–2025 Academic Year.

Flexible Scheduling

Fully online certificate


Course NumberCourse Title
ADEC7310Data Analysis
ADEC7340Big Data Econometrics
ADCY6050Cybersecurity Policy: Legal Requirements & Privacy
ADCY6350Incident Response & Management



Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Please note that non-US citizens are not able to receive a valid student visa for enrollment in a certificate program.  If you need a student visa to study in the US, please select an eligible masters degree.


Regular Decision
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Online Application

Start Your Application

While online submission is preferred, if you need to mail materials, please send to:

Boston College
Woods College of Advancing Studies Admissions Office
St. Mary's Hall South
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Academic transcripts

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university (minimum GPA 3.0)

Applicants whose undergraduate GPA falls below 3.0 will be considered for admission. Applications will be considered in light of other factors, including letters of reference and personal statement.  

Personal Statement

To be uploaded to your online Application Form.

In 500-750 words, describe your academic and professional goals, any experience relevant to this program, and your future plans, expectations, and aspirations.

Application Fee

Application fee: There is no application fee.



Letter of Recommendation

Submitted with application.

Please note: Letters of recommendations should be provided by Professional or Academic recommenders.

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