Cybersecurity Analyst, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
9 months
1192 USD/full
1192 USD/full
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Cybersecurity Analyst Certificate in collaboration with IBMx. Launch your career as a Cybersecurity Analyst.

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The cybersecurity industry offers an increasing number of exciting, high-paying jobs that do not necessarily require a college degree. This Professional Certificate equips you with the technical skills to become job-ready for a rewarding Cybersecurity Analyst role. Learn more at this Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certificate in collaboration with IBMx.Through instructional content and hands-on labs, you will delve into essential concepts in information security such as network and database security, endpoint protection, incident response, threat intelligence, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessment.Cybersecurity stands as one of the most sought-after career fields, witnessing a significant demand for skilled professionals. To thrive in this field, you should possess computer proficiency, a willingness to acquire new technical skills, and enjoy collaborative problem-solving and effective communication.

By the program's completion, you will have engaged in a hands-on project simulating a real-world security breach and practiced using industry tools in virtual labs, instilling the confidence needed to launch your cybersecurity career.

Job Outlook

  • The average salary for a cyber security analyst in the USA is $109,226 per year according to
  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects 35% hiring growth for Information Security Analysts through 2031, growing much faster than average in other careers.
  • According to Cyberseek, there are almost half a million job openings that require cybersecurity related skills.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cybersecurity Basics
  • Cybersecurity Roles and Operating System Security
  • Cybersecurity Compliance and System Administration
  • Basic Network and Database Security
  • Penetration Testing and Incident Response
  • Threat Intelligence in Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Capstone and Case Studies
  • Cybersecurity Analyst Assessment

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 9 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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