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Tuskegee University's Cybersecurity Program Achieves No. 2 Ranking in Cybersecurity Guide's 2024 List

February 12, 2024

Contact: Kawana McGough, Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing

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Tuskegee University has achieved a No. 2 ranking in the Cybersecurity Guide's 2024 list for its exceptional Computer Science Cybersecurity Program. This recognition underscores Tuskegee University's commitment to providing cutting-edge education and research in the field of cybersecurity.

The Master of Science in Information Systems and Computer Security (MS-ISCS) program, started in 2014, combines business and computer science disciplines to prepare graduates for critical roles in information assurance. With over 100 professionals trained, Tuskegee alums serve in high-profile government agencies and leading tech companies. The program features a choice between a 30-hour thesis or non-thesis Master's track.

"We are immensely proud of the recognition our Cybersecurity Program has received, ranking #2 in the Cybersecurity Guide's 2024 list," said Dr. S. Keith Hargrove, Provost and Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs. " This achievement is a testament to our university's commitment to academic excellence and innovation and preparing our graduates for the high-demand fields in industry and government. It highlights our faculty's hard work and our collaboration with industry to develop and offer our students a premiere academic degree program. The investment from our partners is evident by this national recognition and aligns with the university's strategic goals for career readiness and a digital economy and workforce."

Tuskegee's commitment to cybersecurity education is further exemplified by its Center of Information Assurance Education, endorsed by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and its renewed NSF grant of $2.86 million for the CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service and Cyber Bridge programs, integrating AI competencies into cybersecurity training for a strong federal workforce.

As a major producer of STEM graduates and a top-producing HBCU, Tuskegee University continues to make significant contributions to the field of education and research. This new accolade adds to the university's extensive list of achievements and rankings.

For more information about the Computer Science Cybersecurity Program, visit


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