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CCLIP - Cyber Law and International Perspectives on Cyberspace

Technology Programs Graduate Certificate Graduate

Program Delivery

Online Program

Program Level


Degree Designation

Certificate Graduate

Program Type



College of Graduate & Continuing Studies


Program Description

A comprehensive overview of ethical issues, legal resources and resources, and public policy implications inherent in the evolving online society. The complex and dynamic state of the law as it applies to behavior in cyberspace is introduced, and the pitfalls and dangers of governing in an interconnected world are explored. Ethical, legal, and policy frameworks for information assurance are addressed. Various organizations and materials that can provide assistance to operate ethically and legally in cyberspace are examined. Topics include intellectual property protection, electronic contracting and payments, notice to consent from e-message receipts, non-repudiation, and cybercrime, and the impact of ethical, moral, legal, and policy issues on privacy, fair information practices, equity, content control, and freedom of electronic speech using information systems. It also provides an overview of the issues surrounding transnational cyberspace policies, international investment strategies, and the implementation of communication and information technologies that affect the global economy and transforms the flow of information across cultural and geographic boundaries. The certificate examines various global governance frameworks, and organizations that shape and transform cyberspace such as the International Telecommunications Union, the World Bank Information and Communications Technology Sector, and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. 

When this certificate is taken along with the Cyber Basics and Human Aspects & Analytics certificates the student can apply to the Master of Science, Cybersecurity program to be awarded the M.S. degree. Contact the director of the program for details.

Program Specific Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree in any discipline from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution, as evaluated by WES, IERF, or SpanTran.