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Tulane SoPA IT program recognized by National Security Agency

October 07, 2022 1:45 PM
Andrea Sagnard
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The Tulane University School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) Information Technology program has received a Program of Study Validation from the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C). 

The recognition confirms Tulane SoPA’s information technology and cybersecurity curriculum and faculty meet National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Defense standards for cybersecurity education. Validated programs undergo rigorous peer-review and evaluation by U.S. federal cybersecurity agencies. 

"I am pleased and honored that our Information Technology program received the Program of Study Validation status from the NSA; this helps to confirm that students are receiving the highest quality of curriculum, courses, content, labs, and expert faculty available."

— Ralph Russo, Tulane SoPA IT Program Director

The recognition extends to the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Cybersecurity through June 2028- when it will be eligible for renewal. The program was also selected to apply for the Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (CAE-C) designation.

The Tulane SoPA Information Technology program prepares students for careers in information technology, networks, cloud, cybersecurity, application development, and more through real-world experiences and simulations. 

Learn more about the Tulane School of Professional Advancement Information Technology program.