Secure Software Development and Quality Assurance Micro-credential

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The secure software development and quality assurance micro-credential is designed to provide you exposure to the secure software development lifecycle. By completing this micro-credential, you will have an understanding of secure software concepts, software requirements and analysis, software design, coding, and software testing. You will be able to implement secure software development best practices throughout the software development lifecycle.

Students enrolling in the stand-alone option of this micro-credential are required to submit proof of a prior bachelor’s degree. For more information, please refer to Additional Requirements for Graduate Programs.

This micro-credential is part of the personalization series. For more information about personalization series micro-credentials, see the Micro-credential Series section of the Additional Offerings page and the Micro-credential Bulletin.

Requirements

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Code Title Credits
IN510Secure Software Design4
IN511Secure Coding4
IN512Advanced Secure Coding4
IN513Software and Security Testing4
IN514System Testing and Software Quality Assurance4
TOTAL CREDITS20

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