The Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center believes in partnering with a variety of cybersecurity education stakeholders, both within the Texas A&M System and with the broader academic community.
The Bush School
The Cybersecurity Center works closely with the Bush School of Government and Public Service on convening cybersecurity experts to discuss cybersecurity policy and national security. The Bush School offers a Certificate in Homeland Security, which addresses our nation’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Learn more about the Bush School at http://bush.tamu.edu.
College of Education and Human Development
College of Engineering
Interdisciplinary Education – Cybersecurity Minor
The Cybersecurity Center successfully partnered with 6 Texas A&M University Colleges and Schools, representing 8 different academic departments in offering an interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Minor Field of Study to meet the growing demands for cybersecurity professionals and reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of cyber defense.
The Texas A&M University Colleges who support the Cybersecurity Minor are:
- Mays Business School
- College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
- College of Engineering
- College of Education and Human Development
- College of Science
- College of Liberal Arts
Texas A&M University – Galveston, Maritime Studies
Texas A&M System Schools
The Cybersecurity Center considers its access to the broad network of sister schools in the Texas A&M System to be a strength. Not only does the system provide a means to broaden and expand the reach of our programs, but it conversely allows us a means to partner with and learn from these affiliated organizations. The 11 universities that comprise the Texas A&M System include:
- Texas A&M University
- Prairie View A&M University
- Tarleton State University
- Texas A&M International University
- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
- Texas A&M University-Kingsville
- West Texas A&M University
- Texas A&M University-Commerce
- Texas A&M University-Texarkana
- Texas A&M University-Central Texas
- Texas A&M University-San Antonio
TEEX – Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
One of the Texas A&M organizations providing valuable cybersecurity training to the broader community is the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). In January 2010, TEEX, in partnership with DHS/FEMA, began addressing cybersecurity awareness needs through the delivery of 10 online cybersecurity courses for IT management and professionals. Beginning in 2012, offerings were expanded to include face to face training addressing a range of challenges including the cybersecurity of critical infrastructure.
In January 2013, TEEX co-founded the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium (NCPC). The NCPC assists the whole community, including individual citizens, community leaders and first responders of all disciplines, to prepare for, detect and respond to cyber related issues and challenges. Learn more about TEEX’s course offerings and other capabilities at www.teex.org/cyber.
Texas A&M University enjoys meaningful partnerships with leading cybersecurity academic institutions around the country. These partnerships underscore the need for the nation’s brightest and best to work together in identifying meaningful security solutions for the growing threat of global cyber-crime.
The Cybersecurity Center is currently partnering with the following institutions on developing and sharing cybersecurity knowledge and skills.