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About American University’s Cybersecurity Professional
Certificate Program

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School of Professional &
Extended Studies

At American University, our Cybersecurity Professional Certificate programs use a revolutionary, project-based approach to simulate a real-world cybersecurity experience. Our students gain valuable experience with immersive, hands-on Cyber Labs, career development coaching, and internship placement assistance.

We Have One Goal

Launch your career by preparing you for the cybersecurity workforce.

Partnership with HackerU

American University’s Cybersecurity Professional Certificate programs are powered by our partner, HackerU, the premier cybersecurity education provider of Israel’s elite cybersecurity forces. HackerU brings more than 20 years of expertise in cybersecurity offense and defense education directly to the AU classroom, along with its commitment to ensuring the continuation of quality, up-to-date cybersecurity education for future generations.

Graduate with a Professional
Skill Set

American University’s Cybersecurity Professional Certificate programs give students the opportunity to gain real-world experience through internship placement assistance and immersive simulation labs. Our goal is to make the transition into the workforce as effective as possible by giving every student direct access to our Career Services and the opportunity to collaborate with veteran cybersecurity professionals.

IMMERSIVE
SIMULATION LABS

ALUMNI & PROFESSIONAL
NETWORKING

PROJECT - BASED
TRAINING

Our 5-Step Cyber Education Process

The 5-Step Education Process is the result of over 20 years of proven research conducted by global Cyber experts. It combines our unique teaching methods and curriculum to ensure students receive the highest quality Cyber Education possible with the aim of helping every graduate complete our programs with the competitive skill set today’s job market demands.
STEP 01

Talk to Us

Prospective students set up a free consultation meeting with one of our admission advisors to assess their aptitude in the field and most appropriate placement in one of our Cybersecurity programs.

STEP 02

One-on-One Meetings

Each prospective student meets with their assigned admission advisor to further discuss the program, career expectations, and future job opportunities. Meetings can be in-person, virtual or on the phone.

STEP 03

Introductory Course

A 30-hour course intended to teach students the fundamentals of Cybersecurity. After the course, students undergo a summary exam and have a 1-on-1 assessment with the instructor to examine their future in the program.

STEP 04

The Program

The HackerU-powered Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp curriculum is the product of over a decade of research, teaching and best practices. The program provides an immersive, hands-on, experiential training alongside Cybersecurity theory and knowledge transfer.

STEP 05

Career Services

Our Career Services course provides personalized interview training, internship placement assistance, and professional networking to help students get hired for their first specialized Cybersecurity position.*

*Career Services are consultation-based only and do not guarantee job placement.

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Our Cybersecurity Professional Certificate programs

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By clicking “Request Info,” I consent to be contacted by or on behalf of American University about my educational interests, including by email, calls, and text messages to any telephone number that I provide. I understand my consent is not required to purchase or enroll. I also agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
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