High School Programs

​​Inspiring the next generation of cyber warriors.

Educating and inspiring high school students about cybersecurity is a top priority for the USD Center for CyberSecurity. They are our future to keep our country safe and secure as well to help fulfill the needs for workforce development in this ever-changing complex environment. USD's CCSET offers:

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GenCyber Summer Camps

High school students come together to learn, engage, dialogue and inspired about cybersecurity and career options in the field. Students spend one week on campus, from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday - Friday on the USD campus. The camp includes on-campus lab, hands-on environments, career workshops and experiential learning through a variety of different field trips. Applications open each spring.

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Cyber Saturdays @ USD

High School students have an opportunity to fully immerse themselves in a particular cybersecurity topic in a hands-on lab environment. Workshops meet on Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on the USD campus.

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Days of Cyber

High Schools can bring groups of students (up to 40) to engage in a day of hands-on learning and career awareness around cybersecurity topics and industry needs. Days of Cyber meet typically on Fridays, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For more information about any of the above programs please call (619) 260-4231 or engineering@sandiego.edu.