Center for Cyberspace Research (CCR)

Center for Cyberspace Research (CCR)
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Advance Cyber Education (ACE) Course

ACE Brochure

Important Dates
-Application submission dates: 3 January 2017 - 10 March 2017
-2017 ACE students announced: No later than 31 March 2017
-Program duration: 11 July - 4 August 2017

Location:  Wright-Patterson, AFB in Dayton, Ohio at AFIT/Center for Cyberspace Research

Who should apply: ACE is open to Academy and ROTC cadets between their junior and senior years in college and majoring in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering. Students must carry at least a 2.75 GPA, be a U.S. citizen and be in good standing in their detachment.  Applications due by 10 March 2017.

Course Overview:
Advanced Cyber Education (ACE) program is a four week course that takes place during the undergraduate academic summer break at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT).  The program consists of an instructional component, cyber war exercises, and cyber officer development days that focus on the study of cyber and its unique leadership challenges.

The objective of the ACE  program is to develop the next generation of cyber-security leaders through an intense program that immerses students in the cyber-security discipline while educating them on becoming future military leaders. This program covers a wide variety of cyber-security related disciplines to develop original thinkers and technical leaders who can solve real-world problems in the area of cyber-security.  

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General Course Information Prospective Students

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Contact Us:

Center for Cyberspace Research
Air Force Institute of Technology
Graduate School of Engineering and Management
2950 Hobson Way
Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433-7765

Telephone: (937) 255-3636 Ext. 4690



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