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For Individuals

Tuition per required course: $695

Tuition per elective course: $495

Total certificate cost: $3,445

Tuition includes 60-day access to video course content, as well as e-mail access to a Stanford science coach. Materials are available for download on the course homepage. Courses are self-paced and may be accessed from any location with an internet connection 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Courses may be purchased and taken individually. To earn the certificate you must complete 2 core courses and 4 elective courses. The tuition for the complete certificate is $3,445 which includes a one time document fee of $75.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Currently there are no scholarships available.

For Groups & Organizations

Groups of five or more

A 5% tuition discount is available for groups of five or more who are registering for the same course, at the same time. To arrange for a group enrollment please contact us.

Military Programs

Professional Certificates are not eligible for the Post-911 GI Bill. Students receiving the Chapter 31 (Vocational Rehabilitation for Disabled Veterans) benefit may use their benefits to take online computer security courses that contribute to the Stanford Advanced Computer Security Certificate


Policies covering professional courses, including access to online courses, drops, refunds, transfers to different courses, and deadlines, are listed on the main SCPD Web site on the registration policies page.