Training Paths

This program will offer Artificial Intelligence (AI)-Cybersecurity training with online delivery to transitioning military, first responders and other adult trainees free of charge.

Cybersecurity Workforce Certification Training (CWCT) LogoSuccessful completion of the program will offer participants the opportunity to earn three Industry and Government recognized certifications through examination as well as gain pathways to pursue degree programs at participating institutions.

Which Track is Right for You?

Cybersecurity-Artificial Intelligence (CS_AI)
This track offers six courses that cover the fundamentals of computer systems, networks and cybersecurity, as well as topics in fundamentals of artificial intelligence, IoT and hardware security.

Cybersecurity-System Administration (CS_SA)
This track offers six courses that cover the fundamentals of computer systems, networks and cybersecurity, as well as advanced topics in cyber infrastructure development and security protection.

Cybersecurity-Digital Forensics (CS_DF)
This track offers six courses that cover the fundamentals of computer systems, networks and cybersecurity, as well as advanced topics in cyber forensics investigation.

Topics include Windows and Linux computer technologies, cloud technology, network, python programming, cybersecurity fundamentals, ethical hacking, hardware security, computer and mobile forensics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

The program consists of eight weeks learning with six instructional hours per week and two weeks for certification preparation and examination.

Job Categories

Through successful completion of the training:

  • Information Security
  • Security Analyst
  • IT/Network/Computer/Cloud Systems Administrator
  • IT Analyst
  • IT Support
  • Forensics Investigator, etc.
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Continue Your Cybersecurity Education at Purdue Northwest

You can apply all Cybersecurity Workforce Training coursework to PNW’s on-campus B.S. in Computer Information Technology with a concentration in Cybersecurity. For more information, or to apply, contact Amber Schuler at arschule@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2046.


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Continue Your Cybersecurity Education at Purdue Northwest

You can apply all Cybersecurity Workforce Training coursework to PNW’s on-campus B.S. in Computer Information Technology with a concentration in Cybersecurity. For more information, or to apply, contact Amber Schuler at arschule@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2046.


Explore the Degree