Center of Academic Excellence
North Carolina Central University (NCCU), an HBCU in Durham, NC, is proud to announce that the School of Business Bachelor of Science, Information Technology concentration in Cybersecurity, is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) for Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. This prestigious recognition highlights NCCU's commitment to excellence in cybersecurity education, research and workforce development.
The CAE designation is awarded to academic institutions that meet stringent criteria set forth by the National Security Agency. These criteria include demonstrating a robust curriculum in cybersecurity and related fields, engaging in impactful research and innovation, fostering collaboration with industry and government partners, and contributing to the advancement of the cybersecurity workforce.