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SANS Technology Institute Partnerships

The SANS Technology Institute is proud to partner with these outstanding academic institutions to provide greater access to our cybersecurity programs. Our partners recognize the added value that SANS courses and GIAC certifications bring to their programs and to their students.

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Undergraduate Certificate Partnerships

The Undergraduate Certificate partnerships enable 4-year colleges to offer the 12-credit SANS Technology Institute Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Cybersecurity as part of their curriculum.

Bachelor's Degree Partnerships

The Bachelor's Degree Partnerships establish a pathway for community college students to earn a bachelor's degree in Applied Cybersecurity from the SANS Technology Institute.

The SANS Technology Institute, an independent subsidiary of SANS, is accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 - 267.284.5000), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

SANS Technology Institute is scheduled for a MSCHE re-accreditation visit in 2027.


The SANS Technology Institute is authorized by the Maryland Higher Education Commission to grant the Master of Science Degrees in Information Security Engineering and Information Security Management, as well as multiple graduate programs leading to post-baccalaureate certificates and an upper division undergraduate certificate in Applied Cybersecurity.