Cybersecurity Education and Training Consortium (CETC)

An initiative to connect cybersecurity education and training with workforce needs

Massachusetts is one of the fastest growing hubs for cybersecurity in the U.S and this fast growth has increased the demant for talent. The Cybersecurity Education and Training Consortium (CETC) is a group of 36+ colleges, universities, and training programs all working towards improving the talent pool to meet the demand both locally and nationally. 

The CETC is a community-driven effort supported by the ACSC.  The ACSC is one member of the consortium, working jointly with other members, to improve visibility in Massachusetts and beyond.  

The CETC connects faculty, CISOs, and employers for better shared learning and resource development such as adjunct teaching opportunities, curricular best practices, and internships.  Currently, there are thousands of students and adult learners in the pipeline, ready to connect to cyber careers. 

CETC members represent programs in: 

  • Computer Science
  • Forensics
  • Business Management
  • Law
  • Network Security
  • Homeland Security
  • US Military Operations
  • Communications
  • Sales & Marketing

CETC Members

advoqt Assumption College Bay Path University
Becker College Berkshire Community College Boston College
Boston University Brandeis University  Bridgewater State University
Bristol Community College Bunker Hill Community College Cambridge College
Cape Cod Community College Fitchburg State University Framingham State University
Harvard University Holyoke Community College Lesley University
MassBay Community College MIT Massachusetts Maritime Academy
North Shore Community College Northeastern University Northern Essex Community College
New England Regional Cyber Range Quinsigamond Community College Roxbury Community College
Suffolk University Boston Tufts University UMass Amherst
UMass Boston UMass Dartmouth UMass Lowell
Wentworth Institute of Technology Western New England University Westfield State University


**CETC membership is separate from ACSC membership.  If you wish to be part of the CETC, please contact us at