The University of Tulsa has been at the forefront of cyber security research and education. TU has been an NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Education since 2000 – one of the first 14 institutions awarded this distinction. TU also is recognized by NSA as a CAE in IA Research and Cyber Operations. TU alumni are employed in leading roles in the private and public sectors as well as academia.

Cyber security is an uncomfortable reality. With an ever increasing occurrence of cyberattacks and data breaches, the best weapon is education. TU-CESE’s

that organizations are facing today. However, the worst thing businesses can do is just trust it is being covered. In the face of ever-growing threats, the best weapon is education. TU-CESE’s non-credit cyber security programs are designed for working professionals seeking to gain knowledge and skills and to

Cyber security is one of the fastest growing and highest-demand job specializations available in today’s workforce. Both private and public sector organizations across a broad range of industries have recently recognized the importance of cyber security to their mission. They also know that the current workforce lacks the requisite skills and expertise. Industry estimates that over 1 million cyber security jobs worldwide remain unfilled with more than 200,000 of those in the United States. Cyber security professionals command an average 9 percent salary premium over other IT workers.