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!
Salary range: $60k to $115k.
More than 500,000 unfilled jobs.
Train in as little as one year.
More than 1600 computer science and business professionals trained.
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
|Degrees||Credit Hours||Time to Complete|
|NEXUS Practitioner's Certificate||18||1 year|
|NEXUS Degree||60||1–2 years*|
|B.S. in Cybersecurity||123||4 years|
|B.B.A. in Cybersecurity Management||123||4 years|
|B.S. Computer Science with Cybersecurity Track||123||4 years|
|M.S. Applied Computer Science with a specialization in Cybersecurity||30–34||1 year|
|M.S. in Cybersecurity Management||30||1 year|
|Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity||22||3–5 semesters|
|Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity||15||2–3 semesters|
|Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management||15||2–3 semesters|
* 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.