Cyber Education and Research Center (CERC)

Education Opportunities


Assured Digital Microelectronics Education & Training Ecosystem (ADMETE) Scholarship

  • Undergraduate only
  • $8000 annual scholarship that covers the cost of attendance 
  • These scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis, and you must re-apply annually.
  • Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible for a scholarship:
    • be admitted and pursuing one of the following undergraduate majors:  Computer Engineering (CEG), Electrical Engineering (EE), or Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology (ECET)
    • sign up for the Assured and Trusted Microelectronics minor
    • take at least one course in the Assured and Trusted Microelectronics minor during the academic year of your scholarship
    • be math ready by enrolling in Math 1280 (College Algebra) or higher completed before spring term of your freshman year
    • participate in career readiness and scholarship related activities as specified by the scholarship program manager
    • maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • How do you apply?

Cybersecurity (M.S.) with Cyberdefense Concentration

Complete a program study that meets the NSA specifications and receive a notation on your transcripts indicating you have completed this cyberdefense concentration.

Program of Study

  • 6 required courses
    • CEG 6420 - Host Security
    • CEG 6422 - Secure Computing Practices
    • CEG 6424 - Security Attacks & Defenses
    • CEG 6426 - Legal Aspects of Cybersecurity
    • CEG 6430 - Cyber Network Security
    • CEG 6750 - Information Security
  • 1 elective course
  • 9 credit hours of thesis 

Wright State University has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through the academic year 2025 for the Master of Science in Cybersecurity with CyberDefense Concentration.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Cybersecurity

Learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Cybersecurity.

Interested in working in a job that is in high demand, challenging, tech-focused, and pays well?

This degree will give you the technical foundation to understand cyberspace and manage security related risks. When you have completed your degree, you will have a detailed understanding of:

  • Security vulnerabilities
  • Threats and attacks
  • Mitigation solutions for modern cyber networks
  • Network infrastructure and how to protect it

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Learn more about the Master of Science in Cybersecurity.

Develop skills to identify and resolve cyber security threats.

Complete this degree online or on campus.

We give you the flexibility to work this degree into your schedule. You will develop the knowledge and skills applicable to protecting computer systems and networks.

A unique blend of faculty who balance theory, practice, hardware, and software in their courses is available to you. The on-campus courses take place in well-equipped computer engineering laboratory facilities. Our state-of-the-art Virtual Cyber Security Lab (VCSL) allows you to work in a safe environment while practicing what you learn.

Cybersecurity Analytics Undergraduate Certificate

Learn more about the Cybersecurity Analytics Undergraduate Certificate.

Secure the work you do!

Cybersecurity is big business. You can enhance your skills with a certificate in cybersecurity analytics. You will understand security vulnerabilities, threats, attacks, and mitigation solutions for modern cyber networks. This understanding of cyber risk will give you the valuable knowledge employers are looking for from their employees.

The certificate is available for both computer science and computer engineering majors. It will not add any time to your program, as the technical electives required for your degree count for the certificate.

Cybersecurity Analytics Graduate Certificate

Learn more about the Cybersecurity Analytics Graduate Certificate.

The Certificate in Cybersecurity Analytics contains the four core courses of our Master of Science in Cybersecurity degree. We offer a flexible learning environment with both online and in class courses. You can use this certificate to enhance your current skills or start on the journey to a master’s degree in cybersecurity. We will provide you with the technical foundation needed to understand the major risks associated with cyberspace, and how to begin mitigating those risks.

Complete this certificate online or on campus.



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