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TSYS Center for Cybersecurity

Create your career at CSU's TSYS Cybersecurity Center.

Columbus State University's TSYS Cybersecurity Center was created to address the shortage of cybersecurity professionals in today's workforce. With feedback from real employers, CSU has designed several degree options that transform students into cybersecurity professionals in as little as one year.

We are now recruiting for upcoming Nexus cohorts! For more information, fill out the form below!

Why Cybersecurity?

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Salary range: $60k to $115k.


More than 500,000 unfilled jobs.


Train in as little as one year.

Why CSU?


More than 1600 computer science and business professionals trained.

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Developed to prepare students for real jobs needed by real employers.


Train on Georgia's first ever Cyber Range housed at a public university.

Several Paths to Become a Cybersecurity Professional

* Students who have already completed general education coursework may apply those credits to the NEXUS degree, cutting the length of the program down to one year.

Contact Us

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Patrick Aiken

Director, TSYS Center for Cybersecurity

Department: TSYS Center for Cybersecurity
Email: aiken_john@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-565-1484
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 121
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Ehab Bedir

Cyber Range Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Department: TSYS Center for Cybersecurity
Email: bedir_ehab@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8193
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 125
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