Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

Director/Professor Stephen Miller – Point of Contact for CAE-C · 575.808.1138

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Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Branch Community College is accredited through Eastern New Mexico University by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).


Secure your Future in Cybersecurity with ENMU-Ruidoso’s Immersive Online Cybersecurity Options.

What ENMU-Ruidoso can do for you –

  • Affordable option
  • 100% online hands-on learning experience
  • A certificate and/or degree from a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense recognized institution
  • National Cyber League (NCL) coaching and certificate of participation
  • Virtual labs accredited by National CyberWatch Center
  • Tutoring lab for e-learning with student blogs and teacher forums to assist students throughout all courses
  • A clear set of articulation pathways into various bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. programs
  • Plethora of industry partners for internship options
  • Grants, scholarships, financial aid, payment plans, and more

Pathway toward success!

Computer and Network Security Certification Program (21 credit hours)
INFOSEC 4011 Security Professional
CNSSI No. 4016 E Risk Analyst Entry Level
Preparation for the CompTIA Security+ Exam

Associate of Applied Science Degree Information Systems Cybersecurity (63 credit hours)
CAE-CD Cyber Defense
Certificate of National Cyber League Participation

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Contact Stephen Miller, director of Cybersecurity Center of Excellence · 575.808.1138

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As an Academic Partner of CompTIA, we provide CompTIA certification courses and certifications (A+, Network+, and Security+) in our degree and certificate programs. Check out this CompTIA video:

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Microsoft Cybersecurity scholarship program

Here’s what others are saying …

“I chose the ENMU-Ruidoso Cybersecurity program because as a remote student, this program provided me with a robust knowledge base that I could access from home. I have always been interested in computers, and the curriculum of this program expanded my knowledge base significantly. When it was time for me to find a job while I was in school, I listed the courses I completed and the ones I was currently enrolled in. When I was called into a company for an interview and knowing that IT is a competitive field, I asked my interviewer why he chose my resume. He said that it was due to my interest in security even before I graduated. The ENMU-Ruidoso program has played an integral role in getting me started in the information security field.” — Johnnie Wright, ENMU-Ruidoso Cybersecurity student

“In searching for the right cybersecurity education, I wanted to find a program that would allow me to hit the ground running with the real world skills and cutting edge expertise I needed to function within the growing information security community. I found that in the ENMU-Ruidoso Cybersecurity Center for Academic Excellence (CAE-2Y). This program is truly and expertly designed with our national security in mind. The staff, under the direction of Professor Stephen Miller, personally guides each step of a student’s Cybersecurity education providing them rich insight on the policies, practices and tools needed to secure our corporate and national assets. It goes far beyond my expectations. I simply cannot believe the things I have learned under their tutelage.” — Matthew Klipstine, ENMU-Ruidoso Cybersecurity student

“ENMU-Ruidoso’s Cybersecurity program gave me the foundation of knowledge needed to succeed in this industry. I had opportunities to use their labs to learn and practice my skills, work with peers on difficult technical challenges and be introduced to new concepts that set me up to have a successful career. Not only that, but it was extremely affordable, and Stephen Miller and his team helped me with everything from administrative burdens to coaching our team in a CTF event! I would recommend anyone interested in cybersecurity to learn more!” — Alex McGlothlin, ENMU-Ruidoso alumni, State Farm Insurance, Dallas, TX