University of Louisville gets $6M to create healthcare cybersecurity certificate program

Becker's Hospital Review

Jackie Drees

The National Security Agency granted the University of Louisville (Ky.) $6 million to develop a healthcare cybersecurity online certificate program, according to an Oct. 9 news release.

Five things to know:

1. The certificate will incorporate tech industry badging from Microsoft, IBM and Google as well as hands-on applied learning components.

2. UofL will oversee the curriculum development and pilot the online program through its digital transformation center; the university will also work with a coalition of other institutions including the University of Arkansas Little Rock, University of North Florida, Kentucky Community and Technical College System and Owensboro Community and Technical College.

3. During the pilot phase...

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