Missouri S&T Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research

Description

Missouri S&T offers a unique contribution to the information assurance field with our focus on ensuring the combined cyber and physical security of the nation’s electric power grid, oil, gas and water distribution systems, and transportation systems. 

Missouri S&T was the first Missouri university to be designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE)  and is the first Missouri university to be designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R)

New: iCollege Students

Information Resources Management College students can now complete their M.S. degrees via distance education at Missouri S&T,  Up to 12 credit hours may be transferred into the M.S. program.

Scholarship for Services (SFS) Program

The SFS scholarship is a prestigious scholarship funded by National Science Foundation (NSF) to sponsor excellent students to pursue study in the field of cybersecurity. There have been more than 2000 SFS scholars national wide. SFS graduates are currently serving in various government agencies and national labs. It is worth noting that more than 140 federal agencies are hiring SFS scholars. NSF is also organizing special job fairs for SFS scholars only. Government jobs offer excellent job security, employee benefits, paid vacations, regular working hours, etc. The job placement rate of SFS graduates are nearly 100%.

Through the SFS program, Missouri S&T will provide grants to students studying in the field of cybersecurity. Each scholarship recipient must complete either a M.S. or a Ph.D. degree on Computer Science. Rising juniors and seniors, and current M.S. and Ph.D. students who are U.S. citizens are eligible either as undergraduates through the MS degree, or PhD degree. Find detailed information about eligibility under the requirements tab.
 

NSF SFS award ceremony in Washington D.C.