How to Apply

Current Students

If you are a current graduate student, you need to apply for the certificate program to have it appear on your transcript. You may apply via MyUAlbany-click on the Graduate Education tab and complete the supplemental application form. You will apply to the CGS in Information Security; there is a $20 application fee.

Prospective Students

Application Checklist

  • Degree application:
  • Official transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate coursework
  • Statement of goals
  • Resume / curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • $75 application fee

Non-US residents have additional requirements, found on the University's International Student Information Page at:

Application questions may be directed to:

Melissa Palmucci, Director of Admissions, Information Security Certificate Program
School of Business
Business Building 203B
University at Albany, State University of New York
1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY  12222
PH:  (518) 956-8382   | Email: