Carolina Cyber Center Academy

Developing cybersecurity professionals of character forging a more secure North Carolina

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You’re an IT professional looking to take your cyber-focused career to the next level. 

We’re here for you with a program that helps you gain more security skills and deepen your expertise in today’s top cyber challenges. You’ll stand out as a job applicant with the mixture of knowledge and hands-on experience employers are seeking now.

Advanced Cyber Security Program

Begins: Talk to the advisor about the upcoming dates

Duration: 12-16 months, part-time or full-time

Format: Virtual or in-person in Asheville, NC

Price: $16,800-19,200 or $8,400-9,600 with available scholarship

The cyber job market is ready for you.

Make your next big career move in a thriving industry where the median salary range is $65k–$105k––and, according to CyberSeek, there are nearly 20,000 unfilled positions in North Carolina alone.

Build a strategic cyber career.

With our Advanced Cyber Security Program, you’ll be trained for jobs like:

  • Security Operations Center Analyst II 
  • Pentester
  • Cloud Security
  • Enterprise Defender
  • Incident Response Analyst
  • Ethical Hacker
  • …and more.
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  • Security Architecture, Frameworks and Evaluation of Current Threats
  • Advanced Scripting for Cyber Defense
  • Cloud Systems Security
  • Cyberethics and Cyberlaw
  • Intro to Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Testing

One of three pathways:

  1. Junior Penetration Tester/Vulnerability Analyst/Threat Hunting
  2. Intermediate Security Analyst/Incident Handler
  3. GRC/Audit

Become a cyber expert…by learning from cyber experts.

Our cybersecurity leaders, analysts, and instructors average over 25 years of industry IT and cybersecurity experience.

The hands-on cyber training you need.

We partner with employers for apprenticeship-like training, so you’ll take your knowledge from theory to application right away.

Affordability is our priority.

You’re here to advance your career, not to put a financial strain on your family. Our program allows you to keep working while still completing your coursework efficiently.

We also offer an excellent value, with tuition of $16,800 to $19,200. Payment plans and financing options are available, as well as scholarships for 50% off the tuition fee.

Why the C3 Academy?

We’re dedicated to providing the highest-quality education in cybersecurity. By leveraging the award-winning cybersecurity training curriculum of Montreat College, we are able to offer a pathway to cybersecurity that is affordable, flexible, and fast. 

Montreat College’s cybersecurity program has earned the prestigious award as an Institution of Academic Excellence from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA).

“We live in a time where upskilling is necessary for career advancement. We’re excited about providing a flexible and affordable way for people to change their careers and their lives.” – Michelle Pupoh, Director of the C3 Academy

Ready to take the next step towards your career?

We’re here for you. Every step of the way. To get you where you want to go in cybersecurity.

Apply today for more information about the Academy and how we can help you get started. We look forward to speaking with you soon!

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