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Cyber Security Education Consortium

The Cyber Security Education Consortium is helping to reverse the outsourcing and off shoring of high-tech jobs.

CSEC is a cohesive partnership of community colleges and career and technology centers in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas and the University of Tulsa, which serves as the principal training entity and mentor to the two-year institutions.

Currently, CSEC comprises 42 active two-year academic institutions. Six technology centers received the prestigious designation as National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance 2-Year Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security in 2012.

These technology centers are Central Technology Center, Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Great Plains Technology Center, Meridian Technology Center, Mid-America Technology Center, Tulsa Technology Center and Moore Norman Technology Center.

CSEC continues to grow cyber security education and workforce development programs at two year institutions in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. At the same time, CSEC is creating centers of excellence in the strategic areas of secure coding, automation and control systems and mobile communications devices.

Role of CareerTech:

CareerTech serves as one of the lead CSEC institutions and collaboratively works with members in the CSEC eight-state region to develop cutting edge information assurance curriculum to create a highly skilled workforce.


Tonja Bell – 405-743-5426 –

Cyber Security Certificate Program

The Oklahoma Career and Technology Education (CareerTech) Systems' Cyber Security Certification Program trains people in critical information assurance skills. Click on the links below to view the desired information.

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