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Certificate in Network and Application Security

Sharpen your skills in computer science and develop specialized knowledge about network and application security. Enhance your expertise, increase your earning potential and deliver high quality work with a certificate. It’s the perfect groundwork for a career in computer security and provides the foundation for a future bachelor’s degree.

Apply By:
March 21, 2024
Classes Start:
April 11, 2024
No Live Lectures
8 Courses
As Little as 12 Months
Pay as You Go ($200 per course)


Gain in-demand knowledge and specialized skills in the fast paced and ever-evolving field of computer science. Study the latest in technology with a concentration on network and application security.  This program is perfect for working professionals who want a strong foundation in data security or hope to pursue a degree in the future.

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What you’ll learn

Jumpstart your career in network security with these valuable skills:  

Understand current security risks to data and computers
Design programs and applications to protect sensitive information
Mitigate security risks through a variety of methods
Gain insight and propose solutions to potential risks to network security
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Admission Requirements

Anyone who has a high-school education and is 16 years of age or older can study online at UoPeople.

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Curriculum / Courses

The Certificate in Network and Application Security is a 24-credit program establishing that the student has mastered the basic competences in computing security.


Where will a Certificate in Network and Application Security take you? Your certificate will help prepare you for a job as a:

Network Security Technician
Applications Specialist
Security Consultant
IT Manager

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No tuition or enrollment fees

$60 application fee



Paying for school

UoPeople does not charge for tuition, books, or campus expenses. We charge only a $60 application fee, and a $200 assessment fee to be paid when you register for each course. Over the course of earning your Certificate in Network and Application Security at UoPeople, you can expect to pay a total of only $1660. Our mission is to make it possible for everyone to afford higher education. 


Concerned about managing your studies while you work or juggle family life? Don’t be! Over half of our students are successfully studying while working, raising families, or both. You can too! UoPeople is proud to be the world’s most flexible option for earning tuition-free certificates and degrees. Learn more about how our programs are specially designed to work for you:
Asynchronous Learning
Total Accessibility
Transfer Credits

Common Questions Students Are Asking Us

Questions regarding our academic programs offered at UoPeople

Absolutely! UoPeople has students from over 200 countries and territories.

University of the People is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. 

Absolutely! Classes at UoPeople are small and highly qualified instructors are available to answer students’ questions and offer support. Additionally, each student is connected with a personal Program Advisor at the commencement of their studies, who remains with them until graduation. Program Advisors act as the students’ personal support system throughout their studies. The Program Advisor will answer any questions the student may have, offer academic advice, discuss course selection, and offer encouragement throughout the student’s studies.

Asynchronous learning allows you to learn on your own schedule. You will have access via the UoPeople Online Campus to assignments, lectures, and other learning materials. There are no live lectures or set class times at UoPeople.  

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