2019-2020 Catalog (Current)

Advanced Studies in Incident Response

Degree Type: Graduate Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Why Choose Advanced Studies in Incident Response?

Responding to industry trends, Ferris State University's College of Business Graduate Programs has created graduate-level advanced studies certificates. These four course sequences can be used to obtain stand-alone certificates or as emphasis areas leading to master's degrees in either Information Security and Intelligence or a Master of Business Administration.

The Advanced Studies Certificate in Incident Response is designed to prepare individuals to secure computers, networks, and systems against intrusions and unauthorized access, test and assess security measures, and forensically analyze the environment to determine events and situations that may have occurred in a digital environment. Students will have the opportunity to sit for a variety of certification examinations in Penetration Testing and Digital Forensics.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.

Graduation Requirements

The Advanced Studies Certificate in Incident Response is awarded to individuals who have completed the 12 required credits with a minimum accumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater and no course less than 2.0.

No more than 50% of the credits in this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor, will this certificate be granted if more than 50% of the certificate credits are specifically required in the student's major.

More Information

College of Business Graduate Programs
119 South Street, BUS 212B
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Telephone: (231) 591-2168
Web: www.ferris.edu/business/programs/MISI

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Required Courses - 12 Credits

Information Security/Assurance
Pen Test/Vulnerability Assess
Digital Forensics/Incident Res
Project In Incident Responses