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The GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus offers specialized nondegree programs as listed below. Admission requirements and deadlines vary by program. Please contact department staff for additional information regarding your specific interests and for assistance in applying.
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
July 21-July 25, 2014
This course is designed to provide students with an umbrella framework – the essential body of knowledge that integrates all of the professional best business practices, skills and abilities that cybersecurity professionals need to know. This course will also prepare students for professional CISSP certification (or become a CISSP Associate if students possess less than five years of experience in the field).
- Cyber Warfare Certification
July 14-July 18, 2014
Inspired by the work of the U.S. Cyber Command, this intensive five-day course examines strategy and effects-based operations (EBO), as well as crisis and contingency planning in the cyber domain. Students will study the integration of cyberspace operations, electronic warfare and spectrum management operations and will gain an understanding of cyber intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), game theory, war theory and war strategy as they relate to cyber planning and critical infrastructure protection. Students reinforce these skills by engaging in practical table-top exercises that emphasize cyber operations planning.
Terroir & Vineyard Management Course
September 2-5, 2014
The GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus, in partnership with Bordeaux Sciences AGRO, is offering a special course for winemakers, estate owners, consultants, wine merchants, viticulture and enology teachers. The four-day course, September 2-5, 2014, will provide an in-depth study of the terroir concept in viticulture. Space is limited. For more information about the course and to register online please visit http://virginia.gwu.edu/terroir.