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Graduate Catalog | 2016-2017 PREVIOUS EDITION

Secure Software Development, Graduate Certificate


The Graduate Certificate in Secure Software Development provides professionals with an opportunity to advance their knowledge and skills in developing software applications that are secure.  The certificate requires 15 graduate credit-hours of coursework.  The certificate may be pursued concurrently with a related graduate degree program at UNC Charlotte.

Admission Requirements


This graduate certificate program is open to all applicants who hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a computing, mathematical, engineering or business discipline, with a minimum overall GPA of 2.8 and Junior/Senior GPA of 3.0, on a 4.0 scale.  In addition, applicants are required to have substantial knowledge of data structures and object-oriented programming in C++, C# or Java.

The requirements on GPA may be waived if an applicant is currently enrolled and in good standing in a graduate degree program at UNC Charlotte.

Certificate Requirements


The graduate certificate must meet both the University-wide graduate certificate requirements as specified in the Graduate Catalog and the certificate specific requirements of 15 credit hours of coursework.  All requirements must be completed within four years of studies, starting from the time when the first course for the certificate is taken. Coursework taken for one graduate certificate may not be counted towards a second graduate certificate.