The NJCU Professional Security Studies department has received the 2020 ASTORS Homeland Security Award for Cyber Defense, National Security and Intelligence programs.
NJCU received a Platinum Award in the Excellence in Public category as announced on December 11 by American Security Today. NJCU is the only institution of higher education in the nation honored by the organization.
NJCU’s Professional Security Studies department is one of the few programs nationally in higher education designated an Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) per the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and a Cyber Defense CAE per the National Security Agency.
The ASTOR Homeland Security Awards are in their fifth year of recognizing the outstanding innovations and leadership of firms, agencies and organizations in the Homeland Security and Public Safety fields. The awards are determined by a panel of judges from American Security Today and are presented at the platinum, gold, silver and bronze levels.