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We’re preparing the next generation of cybersecurity leaders with dynamic, interdisciplinary education and state-of-the-art training programs and facilities.

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Developing the Next Generation of Cyber-Stars

UWF Cybersecurity scholars work comprehensively to detect critical vulnerabilities and defend organizations of all sizes against information security exploitation.

Become a cybersecurity expert with up-to-date, industry-aligned programs and hands-on experience at the University of West Florida. UWF offers multidisciplinary Cybersecurity degree programs and certificates at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UWF is a member of the National CyberWatch Center and provides interdisciplinary Cybersecurity programs and certificates crossing Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security Management, Computer Engineering, Security and Diplomacy and other areas. Scholarships are available to support students in Cybersecurity-related areas.


The University of West Florida (UWF) offers multiple undergraduate and graduate programs in the area of Cybersecurity. These programs are each designed to make the student a highly employable candidate in the field of Cybersecurity.

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs



The University of West Florida also offers multiple undergraduate and graduate certificates in a variety of fields to best serve the needs of both students and the workforce.

Undergraduate Certificates

Graduate Certificates


Accelerated Cybersecurity Degree Programs

Joint Cyber Analysis Course (JCAC)

UWF and the National Security Agency have partnered to create accelerated degree completion pathways for Joint Cyber Analysis Course (JCAC) graduates. JCAC trains active military personnel for cyber analysis roles. UWF will apply up to 30 credit hours toward a Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity for JCAC graduates. Once enrolled at UWF, students may earn an additional 3 credit hours and a UWF Certificate in Cybersecurity.

See the UWF NSA JCAC Agreement Flyer for more information.