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University of Missouri - St. Louis is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE)

University of Missouri - St. Louis is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. Additionally, UMSL holds a "Security Policy Development and Compliance" focus area designation.

 

National Security Agency (NSA) Designated Program U.S. Department of Homeland Security Designated Program

 

Beyond demonstrating UMSL's commitment to meeting national standards for cybersecurity education, these designations provide students with additional opportunities.

  1. Students attending CAE-CDE schools typically have access to virtual and physical career fairs specifically designed for designee schools
  2. Prestiguous industry certifications such as ISC2's CISSP, CISM etc. have work experience requirements. However, a CAE-CDE school's credential could fulfill 1 year of the (typically) 5 year work requirement.