Academic Programs

The mission of the NIESS-CAE academic programs are to develop a cadre of professionals trained in cyber defense related fields and to address the urgent national need for additional expertise. Morgan has a commitment to the development of academic programs in support of a Cyber Security Center of Excellence. Certificate options are being developed for the Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Science and Systems Departments. Within the Electrical Engineering program, there are four options, based on academic level, a student can take as pathway to cyber security learning. These programs are focused on complying with the NSA/DHS Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Education certification standards.

The four academic pathways are as follows: