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Cyber security Certificates for the First Line of Defense

Mitigate cyber threats and advance in a fast-paced field with a real-world-ready cyber security certificate from San Diego State University’s Cyber Tech Academy.

Cyber security Training for the Future

Cyber threats, ransomware attacks, data breaches and network vulnerabilities undermine the virtual presence of every organization and individual, and in the midst of an estimated 3.5 million unfilled cyber security jobs globally by 2025*, we need a new generation of cyber security experts.

Gain the applied and agile cyber security training to make an immediate impact through San Diego State University’s Cyber Tech Academy. Designed and taught by practitioners for emerging and advanced cyber professionals, the Cyber Tech Academy, in affiliation with the Graduate Program in Homeland Security, offers a suite of certificates with the immersive training and industry mentorship you need to solve security challenges.

*Cybersecurity Ventures, 2021

Cyber Security at a Glance

Projected number of unfilled cyber security jobs globally by 2025 (Cybersecurity Ventures, 2021)
Projected employment growth for information security analysts by 2030 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021)
Estimated annual global cost of cybercrime by 2025 (Cybersecurity Ventures, 2021)
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As a leading public research institution, we focus on the future. At San Diego State University, you will learn to translate theory into action to solve problems beyond the bounds of the classroom. Through teaching, research, and enriching experiences, SDSU will empower you to create a more equitable, compassionate, and prosperous world.

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