Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies Academy

Cyber analyst TRAINING  program

Learn the skills to work as the first line of the cyber defense.   


Talent and opportunity…we pair them perfectly

The RELLIS Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies Academy is a partnership between The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS), Texas A&M University – Commerce and the Institute for Cyber Threat Defense (ICTD). This unique collaboration is designed to provide skills development, workforce placement, and mentoring programs in the areas of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and emerging technologies.


At A Glance

Cybersecurity analysts are essential to safeguarding the IT infrastructure of many companies. As the first line of defense for their companies, cybersecurity analysts manage cyber attacks to protect valuable information. Because cybersecurity is an essential role, cybersecurity related jobs are always in-demand.

Our Curriculum & Internship

The one-year Cyber Analyst Training Program offers a 33-week curriculum complemented by a 26-week paid internship which overlaps with the latter half of the coursework and is secured on behalf of the student by the Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies Academy. The program is 100% online and covers more content than boot camps typically offer for industry certifications. Additionally, the curriculum is employer-tailored, ensuring that it is up-to-date and advantageous to those looking to start a career in cybersecurity.


What certificates Do We Offer?

Cyber Security Certificates

For the First Line of Defense

Cyber Security

  • Certificate Awarding Institution:

    Texas A&M University – Commerce

    Relevant NIST NICE Specialty Areas:

    Cybersecurity Defense Analysis (CDA) Cybersecurity Defense Infrastructure Support (INF) Incident Response (CIR) Vulnerability Assessment and Management (VAM)

    Technologies you’ll learn:

    • Monitoring/Logging
    • Network Appliances
    • Network Defense
    • Security Threats Identification
    • Virtual Machines
    • Agile Project Management Methodologies
    • Basic Cryptography
    • Coding

Why the RELLIS Academic Alliance Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies Academy?

The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, and TAMUS’ RELLIS Academic Alliance brings students, faculty and researchers together in a unique community that encourages the pollination of ideas across people, disciplines and industries. Our network and capabilities make recruiting and workforce placement a strength for candidates looking to join our programs. Through the ICTD and TAMUS partnership, students will gain both the knowledge and experience to confidently enter the workforce.