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Dean Alex Schwarzmann

Alexander Schwarzmann, PhD, Dean

Providing high-engagement, state-of-the-art technology education and research across computer science, information technology and cybersecurity disciplines.

It is a vibrant time in the life of Augusta University, and the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences has boundless opportunities for growth and advancement in being a national leader for cyber security. The School will be a leader in community outreach and engagement with strong contributions to its constituencies, including our university, state and military, as well as private and public sector organizations.

If you are looking for a cutting edge career in academia, the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences also offers key opportunities in research and education where you will be able to substantially contribute to the mission of the school.

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We're building the future of computer and cyber sciences at Augusta University.

Did you know that Georgia is one of the top states in the United States with a high cyber security job shortage? Several positions in this industry are making their way to Augusta, Georgia. Augusta University is here to fill the career shortage of this vital industry as we move towards a digitally-dependent world.

Located at the center of many academic, governmental and corporate partnerships critical to the nation’s cyber security and technology enterprise, including the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence, the National Security Agency, Savannah River National Laboratory, and the U.S. Army Cyber Command, we are laying the foundation for a future of great opportunities all around. Now is the time to be a part of Augusta University’s newest college!

Our faculty bring valuable, practical skills into the classroom. Our students are innovators, doers and thinkers.

The opportunities are boundless for you to pursue life-changing education at the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences. And we're just getting started.

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Degrees & Certificates

Undergraduate Degrees

Our programs in Computer Science and Cybersecurity will prepare the next generation of cybersecurity and technology professionals.

Graduate Degrees

Learn how to protect an enterprise’s assets or sharpen your computer science skills with our Information Security Management and Computer Science graduate degrees.


The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences offers two Cyber Defender certificates, open to all Augusta University undergraduates.

Computer Science & Cyber News

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Graduation Week 2022: Augusta University celebrates first cybersecurity engineering graduates

This week, Chris Judkins, Vignesh Sivakumar and Alec Cornu Mitchell will proudly walk across the commencement stage and become the first three students to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity engineering from Augusta University.

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Graduation Week 2022: Cybersecurity grad prepares to protect the world

"Even when I was in high school, I thought, ‘Cyber would be a good choice.’ Then, when I got to AU, I knew it was the right choice," said student Lauren Wheeler.

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Innovate 2022 provides friendly competition to solve real-world problems

“I am honored that we won the competition. We’ve worked diligently for months and it’s an amazing feeling to see our hard work pay off and that others are just excited about our mission with the KanDo board as we are,” said student Alexis Lanier.

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What’s happening at Augusta University? March 21-27

The Jaguar basketball team is in the Elite Eight, an alum and associate professor returns to discuss social issues, an Emmy nomination could be in the works for some students and a cyber faculty member earns a big honor.

Let's make something great together

We need your expertise to help Augusta University grow and become a national destination for computer and cyber science education!

We’re now inviting applications for up to 10 tenure-track and tenured positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Professor levels, with responsibilities to advance education and research in all mainstream areas of computing, including information systems, computer science, cybersecurity, data science and other closely related and emerging fields.

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