Industry Professional Opportunities
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Business has received a $3.35 million grant from the U.S. National Security Agency to educate, train and develop faculty in cybersecurity. UCCS will serve as a strategic partner for a consortium of educational institutions to deliver a comprehensive, programmatic approach to cybersecurity faculty development. The grant will provide cybersecurity education to more than 1,500 participants. Courses for existing cyber industry professionals will be provided at no cost to the participants.
A “Professors of Practice” program is offered for professionals in the field of cybersecurity to obtain an understanding of pedagogy, leading to placements in the classroom as full-time, adjunct faculty or guest lecturers.