DC3 Cyber Training Academy Seeks
Reaffirmation of Council on Occupational Education Accreditation
The DC3 Cyber Training Academy (DC3/CTA) is in the process of reaffirming its current accreditation with the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
DC3/CTA received initial COE accreditation in 2007. This effort is in accordance with Department of Defense (DOD) Directive 5124.7, which calls for all
DOD civilian education and professional development activities to meet the standards established by accreditation agencies recognized by the
U.S. Department of Education.
Established in 1998, DC3/CTA develops and delivers real-world training to DOD service members, active duty, civilian, Reserve or National Guard
on Title 10 status. DC3/CTA’s mission is to provide cyber investigation training to individuals and DOD elements that must ensure Defense
information systems are secure from unauthorized use, counterintelligence, criminal and fraudulent activities.
DC3/CTA is dedicated to cyber investigations training development and delivery. Students are trained in the latest computer forensic techniques
using state-of-the-art equipment, classrooms and technologies. DC3/CTA offers courses in the following disciplines: network operations and investigations;
cyber intelligence; incident response; digital forensics; core technologies; programming; and cyber protection training.
COE is a national accrediting agency that is committed to assuring quality and integrity in career and workforce training.
The council is a nonprofit voluntary membership organization serving post-secondary education and training institutions and centers interested
in improving the workforce in the United States.
Those who want to comment on DC3/CTA’s candidacy should contact the COE Executive Director/President,
Gary Puckett: firstname.lastname@example.org