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GenCyber Student Program

There are 36 spots in each session of the Student program, and participants will be selected through a random lottery process. All applicants will be notified whether they are selected for camp via email.

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About the GenCyber Student Program

The GenCyber Student Program is not scheduled for 2024.

Contact Us

Justin Wagner, Assistant Professor
Phone: (630) 942-2520

Tony Chen, Professor
Phone: (630) 942-2537

About GenCyber

The GenCyber program provides summer cybersecurity camp experiences for students and teachers at the K-12 level. The goals of the program are to help all students understand correct and safe online behavior, increase interest in cybersecurity careers and increase diversity in the cybersecurity workforce in the U.S., and improve teaching methods for delivering cybersecurity content in K-12 computer science curricula.

GenCyber's mission is to grow the number of students studying cybersecurity in the United States. The program includes summer sessions across the nation designed for elementary, middle and high school students and teachers. The program focuses on engaging the learners with sound cybersecurity principles and teaching techniques.

The GenCyber program is open to all student and teacher participants at no cost. Funding is provided jointly by the NSA and the NSF.

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The Computer and Information Technology (CIT) program at College of DuPage offers a variety of degrees and certificates that allow graduates to pursue a career in a wide range of information technology fields. In addition, CIT offers a variety of certification training programs through its Cisco Networking Academy and the CompTIA Academy. These training courses are for individuals interested in advancing their careers or for students who want to specialize in a particular area of study and receive certification training prior to graduation.