Center for Cyberspace Research (CCR)

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

Important Dates:

- Application submission dates: 3 December 2018 - 31 March 2019 
- 2019 ACE students announced: Rolling admissions. Final selection list 12 April 2019
- Program dates: 9 July - 2 August 2019 (Arrive 8 July and depart 3 August)

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

Who Should Apply?: ACE is open to Academy and Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets between their junior and senior years in college. Students must carry at least a 2.75 GPA, be a U.S. citizen and be in good standing in their detachment. Students from all programs of study are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to students majoring in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, or any information technology related major. Army cadets POC listed below.

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

Info for Prospective Students:

Important Contacts:
ACE Program Manager
Capt Carlos Rodriguez
Telephone: (937) 255-3636 Ext. 4701

Army Cadets POC
J. L. Addie III
Cadet Professional Development Training (CPDT)
CTLT and Internships
Telephone: (502) 624-6029

Air Force Cyberspace Technical Center of Excellence (AF CyTCoE)
Air Force Institute of Technology
2950 Hobson Way
Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433-7765
Telephone: (937) 255-3636 Ext. 4690 
Fax: (937) 904-7979


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