Highlighting National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) program. Community colleges and 4-year colleges and universities are designated by top subject matter experts in the cyber defense field based on strength of degree programs and close alignment to specific cybersecurity-related knowledge units (KUs).

DHS is proud to highlight the great achievements of the NCAE-C schools.

If you would like to self-nominate your NCAE-C program to be featured on NICCS, you must already be a NICCS training provider before submitting the following to NICCS@hq.dhs.gov:

  • Highlight image(s) (size 1000px by 400px) of your NCAE-C and your NCAE-C logo that are 508 compliant
  • One-paragraph (250 words max) introducing the NCAE-C
  • Link to the NCAE-C’s website and courses provided on NICCS

If you are not an active provider, but would like to become one, please submit a NICCS Provider Application.

To learn more about becoming a NCAE-C, visit the NCAE-C Program website.