Cyber Security Center

NSA/DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD)

The Roosevelt University Cyber Security Center aspires to provide the city of Chicago, the state of Illinois and the nation with academic and research leadership, collaboration, innovation, and outreach in this critical field by focusing our academic, research, workforce development, and technology innovation activities to advance Roosevelt’s position as a leading university in cyber security and related fields.

The Roosevelt University Cyber Security Center further has a mission to continually contribute to excellence in education about cyber security, and to provide service and outreach through partnerships between Roosevelt University and the community, offering collaboration and educational  opportunities in cyber security technology, cyber security preparedness and cyber security education.

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Dr. Michael Ruth
Program Director


Our faculty has strong hands-on experience in computing and information technology and provide cyber security awareness and training to our community and to law enforcement agencies.

Advisory Board

The Center's Advisory Board represents a wealth of experience in the field of cyber and information security. The board provides industry feedback on curriculum, assists with increasing internship opportunities, and provides student mentoring and career preparedness education.


BS in Cyber and Information Assurance

As the world becomes more reliant on internet-based technologies, there is high demand for professionals trained in information security. Launching fall 2018, our new Bachelor of Science in Cyber and Information Security program will provide students the tools necessary to tackle ever-increasing cyber attacks. Enter this growing industry led by Roosevelt’s cutting-edge curriculum.

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Asoc Prof Computer Sci
Program Director of Computer Science & Cyber Security