Cyber Systems Program Educational Objectives
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy Cyber Systems program produces graduates who, within several years of graduation:
- Demonstrate proficiency in the professional practice of computing and cybersecurity as Coast Guard junior officers.
- Demonstrate intellectual or professional growth as evidenced by post-graduate education, licensing, certification, promotion, and participation in pertinent professional societies.
- Contribute cyber expertise to U.S. Coast Guard technical challenges, especially in the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, and Intelligence (C5I) community.
Graduates will have an ability to:
- Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in cyber related activities.
- Apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats.
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