Innovative Mobile Personalized Accelerated Competency Training in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Certification

About the Program

RU | Certificate | Online – At IMPACT, we understand that as a working professional, your time is valuable. Our structured, self-paced learning activities are designed for busy adults and delivered asynchronously online, meaning you can get the training you need at times that are most convenient to you. Our competency-based training approach teaches specific, job-related skills that will prepare you to get ahead in your field. The innovative competency-based education model allows you to receive credits based on skills developed by your previous work experience.

Career Paths

The Vinod Chachra IMPACT Lab is currently focused on three main workforce development areas: cybersecurity, geospatial intelligence and education.

Courses & Requirements

The Cybersecurity Certificate program enables working adults to learn online, at their own pace, to master critical cybersecurity workplace competencies. The Cybersecurity Certificate Program is mapped directly to industry standards (e.g., NIST) and professional certifications (e.g., CompTIA Security+). The program also provides extensive hands-on experience in state-of-the-art virtualized remote labs. In addition, Radford University has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by both the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Cost

  • Cybersecurity and Geospatial Intelligence:
    • Full access to all of the cybersecurity and geospatial intelligence certificate content  is $6,000 for an unlimited 12-month license.
    • Individual courses from either the cybersecurity or geospatial intelligence program can be completed for $1,250 for a 12-month license.
  • Education: The ASSET program is free to all school districts in Appalachia for the life of the grant.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

As a student of Radford University, you will have access to:

How to Apply

Companies and individuals interested in this program are asked to contact IMPACT directly.

Apply Now

For more information on this program, visit https://www.radford.edu/content/impact.html