The Center for Cybersecurity Education and Leadership

The Center for Cybersecurity Education and Leadership at Montreat College provides guidance and oversight to our academic program, to the distribution of cyber defense information, and to collaborative efforts in cybersecurity with an emphasis on combining ethics, leadership, and liberal arts skills with technical proficiency.

Academic Excellence

Montreat College is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

RETR3AT Cybersecurity Conference

Each year, Montreat College hosts RETR3AT, a conference designed to engage, educate, and raise awareness about cybersecurity in Western North Carolina and beyond.

Traditional Bachelor’s Degree

Montreat College offers a four-year bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity on our traditional campus in Montreat, N.C.

Online Bachelor’s Degree

Montreat College offers a 100% online bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity through our School of Adult and Graduate Studies.

MBA Concentration

Montreat College offers a concentration in Cybersecurity Management as part of its MBA program.

Associate Degree

Montreat College offers a 100% online associate degree in cybersecurity through our School of Adult and Graduate Studies.

Cybersecurity Certificates

Montreat College offers 100% online certificates in Secure Systems and Network Defense through our School of Adult and Graduate Studies.

Summer Camp

Montreat College’s summer cybersecurity camps emphasize fun, hands-on learning of cybersecurity principles that are relevant and applicable to everyday life.

Cybersecurity Advisory Council

Ed Skoudis

Ed Skoudis
CEO, CounterHack

John Dyer

John Dyer
Executive Director of
Communications and Educational
Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary

Keith Gordon

Keith Gordon
Information Security &
Risk Management Executive,
Ally Bank

News

Montreat Meets DerbyCon

By Anastasia Howland During the weekend of October 5-7, Montreat College sophomore Sam Brown and seniors Kenny Summerow and Sam Cleveland, along with Montreat cybersecurity professor Greg Sayadian, traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to attend DerbyCon—one of the largest...