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TSYS Center for Cybersecurity - Columbus State University

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Turner College of Business & Technology

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.

Cybersecurity Nexus is always recruiting for an upcoming cohort. Cohorts begin every August, January, May/June. Click below to request more information.

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National Security Agency
Designated by the NSA as a
Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity


Governor Brian Kemp Visits Cybersecurity Program

Governor Brian Kemp in a photo with students of the Cyber Security program at Columbus State University.

Watch and learn more about our Cybersecurity Center!

Create your Career at CSU's TSYS Cybersecurity Center

CSU Cyber Range Lab

Mock interviews offer career perspectives and industry connections for CSU cyber students.

Several Paths to Become a Cybersecurity Professional

Degrees Credit Hours Time to Complete
NEXUS Practitioner's Certificate 30 1 year
NEXUS Degree 60 1–2 years*
B.S. in Cybersecurity 123 4 years
M.S. in Cybersecurity 30 1.5–2 years

* 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.

Visit the TSYS School of Computer Science to view all Cybersecurity faculty and programs

Institutional Security Resources and Awareness

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