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Cyber Defense Education Programs

The university offers robust cyber-defense related curriculum at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Students can choose from multidisciplinary degrees, concentrations, and certificate programs related to cyber defense, information security, information assurance, cybersecurity, national security, and digital forensics.

graduate students

Degrees & Concentrations


Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS)

The National Security Agency (NSA) Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) Program has validated that the American Public University System courseware meets all of the elements of the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) National Training Standards for Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professionals, NSTISSI No. 4011 and System Administrators (SA), CNSSI No. 4013 Entry Level.