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Unlock Your Potential: ACU Online & Infosec Partnership
Join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity education. Your Infosec training is not just a step in your career; it's a leap toward academic success. Through this innovative partnership, ACU will award you academic course credit for your CompTIA certifications towards completion of our cybersecurity bachelor’s degree or certificate programs. Getting credit for what you’ve already mastered saves you time and money.
EARN COURSE CREDIT FOR YOUR EXPERTISE
UNLOCK DUAL BENEFITS
FINANCIAL AID FRIENDLY
By leveraging your Infosec training, you not only gain academic credit at ACU Online but also continue your Infosec-backed training seamlessly throughout our coursework.
Maximize your opportunities with the best of both worlds using financial aid options to support your academic and professional growth.
SEAMLESS CREDIT TRANSFER
Your CompTIA certifications now open doors to academic course credit at ACU Online. We recognize the value of your prior training and empower you with course credit to harness it towards your academic journey.
Whether you're considering a bachelor’s degree or a certificate program, we've crafted flexible pathways for you. Leverage your industry-leading Infosec training to fast-track your formal education with ACU Online.
ONLINE CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS
Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
Do you want to become a recognized leader in the cybersecurity field? ACU’s online cybersecurity degree program can help you master threat detection and learn how to protect sensitive information from cyber-attacks. This program prepares you for a management role in cybersecurity, systems defense, programming, or data management. Learn more.
Cybersecurity 1: Certificate in Fundamental System Security
With ACU’s online undergraduate Certificate in Fundamental System Security, you will acquire the skills and expertise to secure an organization’s digital infrastructure, harden devices, optimize networks, and learn the techniques to avoid social engineering scams from external sources. You’ll be well prepared to enter the information security field. Learn more.
Cybersecurity 2: Certificate in Essential System Forensics and Defense
Defending an organization’s infrastructure and systems is critically important as cyberattacks can become financially disastrous. With ACU’s online undergraduate Certificate in Essential System Forensics and Defense, you will focus on strategies to effectively manage computer hardware, operating systems, and deflecting scams from external sources. Learn more.
WHY CHOOSE ACU ONLINE FOR YOUR CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION?
Save Time & Money: Earning academic course credit for your existing CompTIA certifications saves you money on tuition - $1,185 per course. If you enroll in one of our certificate programs, that’s a 25% savings on tuition for certificate programs.
Integrated Learning: Bridge the gap between industry expertise and academic excellence with our integrated approach.
Industry Recognition: ACU Online is at the forefront of cybersecurity education, recognized for producing graduates with practical skills and theoretical knowledge.
Flexible Options: Customize your learning experience, balancing industry-leading Infosec training with ACU's renowned academic rigor.
How It Works:
Cybersecurity Career Outlook
1. Submit Your Credentials: Share your CompTIA certification details with us.
2. Credit Evaluation: Our team will evaluate your prior learning and determine the applicable course credits for:
- CompTIA Net+ certification
- CompTIA Security+ certification
- CompTIA CySA+ certification
- CompTIA A+ certification
3. Fast-Track Your Degree: Use your earned credits to fast-track your progress toward a cybersecurity degree or certificate from ACU Online.
- Employment of information security analysts and cybersecurity professionals is projected to grow 32% from 2022 to 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations.
- The median annual wage for information security analysts was $112,000 in May 2022.
- 66% of cybersecurity job postings require at least a bachelor's degree, according to data from Lightcast.
ACU Offers Special Military Tuition Rates for Online Degrees
We support our military students through specialized tuition assistance programs for ACU's online degrees. Learn more about our active-duty and veteran military tuition discounts.
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