EC-Council University is dedicated to creating superior educational programs that equip graduates to face the latest IT security risks and lead their colleagues in strategically handling those challenges. EC-Council University builds on the recognition and strengths of its parent corporation, The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (also known as EC-Council), a globally recognized IT certification body specializing in Information Assurance and e-business.
About EC-Council University
Founded in 2003 by the Former School President, Mr. Sanjay Bavisi, EC-Council University (ECCU) is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Albuquerque is a charming community nestled in the Sandia Mountains. Full of diverse culture and rich traditions, it is in the heart of the Southwestern United States, with a population of nearly 1 million people.
EC-Council University was incorporated in Wyoming and licensed by the New Mexico Higher Education Department in 2006. The institution was created to educate and train information security professionals. Information security involves in-depth knowledge of a wide array of hardware and software systems, as well as the skills and techniques to negotiate them.
EC-Council, the parent company of EC-Council University, is a world leader in certifying professionals in these skills and techniques. However, EC-Council University President Sanjay Bavisi believes that information security professionals must not only have skills and techniques, but they must be educated to step into leadership and managerial roles in their companies, agencies, and organizations. This belief led to the establishment of the Master of Science in Cybersecurity program and the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity program.
EC-Council University places value on the qualities of ethical behavior, innovative thinking, critical thinking, scholarship, and leadership. In a field as narrow and as far-reaching as information security, these values promote and advance the goal of educating information security experts, preparing them to make the world safer and more secure for everyone.
By incorporating these values with our course content and assessment measures, the educational environment becomes a dynamic and multi-dimensional process that empowers our students to become critical and innovative thinkers and research-oriented problem solvers who embody high ethical standards, leadership skills, and an understanding of the global impact of their work.
EC-Council University builds on the recognition and strengths of its parent corporation, The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (also known as EC-Council), a globally recognized IT certification body specializing in Information Assurance and e-business.
The focus of the Master of Science in Cybersecurity program is to provide students with a strong and solid foundation in information assurance as well as preparation in management and leadership.
Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity program prepares students to obtain knowledge for careers in information security and assurance. The program consists of topical areas dealing with computer security management, incident response, and security threat assessment, which require students to be creators of knowledge and inventors of processes, not merely users of information. Additionally, students will receive instruction in leadership and management in preparation for becoming managers and directors.
Focuses on the competencies necessary for information assurance professionals to become managers, directors and CIOs.
Institutional Goals & Objectives
Strive to strengthen Institutional effectiveness and collegial governance.
- Promoting and encouraging continuous learning and support
- Fostering collaboration among University administration and faculty
- Maintaining a high level of integrity
Ensure excellence in Cyber Security.
- Providing high-quality Cyber Security programs that meet the evolving needs of Cyber Security
- Retaining an up-to-date database of advanced Cyber Security articles and textbooks
- Ongoing research and development for quality improvements
Develop an engaged, diverse, high-quality student population while increasing student learning.
- Encouraging student to student threaded discussions
- Online implementation of iLabs for student engagement
- Promoting cybersecurity educational programs and webinars at no cost to the public
- Preparing our students to be socially responsible in Cyber Security leadership roles
Provide a supportive and welcoming environment to a diverse academic community.
- Serving as role models of socially responsible leaders
- Demonstrating core values in the workplace
- Creating a culture of service excellence