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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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School of Computer and Cyber Sciences

706-721-1110

ccs@augusta.edu

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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.

Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity

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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.

Certificates

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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From 40 students to 400: Augusta University plans major expansion to animation program

Augusta University will expand its animation program to include an additional 21 faculty members in the Department of Art and Design, which will make it possible to attract about 400 more students in the coming years.

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Augusta University hosts collegiate cybersecurity competition for fourth year

“The competition emphasizes being immersed and role-playing as a company,” said cybersecurity student and team captain Eliana Lopez. "We have to see how much data we can discover and uncover, and push our way into seeing how much we can get." 

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Job fair brings opportunities in nuclear industry to Augusta University students

“A lot of the older gentlemen at my church work at SRS in the cyber division or IT, so I’ve had a lot of influence and they’re very excited for me to go to something like this,” said junior Keaton Neff.

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Augusta University posts second-highest enrollment growth among USG institutions for fall 2022

AU, which recorded the second-highest percentage of growth in the system, is one of just eight of the 26 institutions within USG to show growth to begin this academic year.

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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