UPDATED 15 May 2023

  AY 2023 - 2024 Admissions Calendar 






FALL 2023
September 2023 - December 2023

AVAILABLE June 1, 2023 June 15, 2023


January 2024 - April 2024

June 15, 2023 September 1, 2023 September 15, 2023


April 2024 - July 2024

September 15, 2023 January 1, 2024 January 15, 2024



16 August 2023 - 17 November 2023

AVAILABLE July 15, 2023 July 19, 2023



17 January 2024 - 26 April 2024

June 15, 2023 October 1, 2023 October 15, 2023
**A complete application package, including all supplemental materials, must be received by the application deadline to be considered for admission.




AY 2023 – 2024 Available Programs

All Certificate, Professional Development, M.S. Degree, and Leadership Development Programs are open to new applicants and existing College of Information and Cyberspace students.

The following programs are part-time enrollment and can be completed via Distance Learning:


Professional Development

M.S. Degree


  • Chief Data Officer (CDO)
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Cyber Leadership (Cyber-L)
  • Information Technology Program Management (ITPM)

Non-Program Seeking*

Government Information Leadership

National Security and Cyberspace Studies Concentration

* The non-program seeking status allows students who meet College of Information and Cyberspace (CIC) program eligibility requirements to enroll in courses without declaring an intent to complete a particular CIC program. Students may take up to 9 credits before they must select a program. All courses must be taken for a letter grade and will be recorded on student academic transcripts. Completed courses with grades of B or higher may be applied to the applicable requirements of the selected program.  


The following programs require full-time in-resident enrollment:

Program Program Duration
Cyber Leadership Development Program 14-weeks
Chief Information Officer Leadership Development Program 14-weeks



Please note that all courses are taken for graduate credit. Thus, all students are required to be admitted to a program prior to registering for a course. Please complete the admissions process before submitting a course request.

NDU CIC courses are available to eligible Federal civilian agency government employees, Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees, military officers, non-Federal Government employees (i.e. state and local government), and private sector employees sponsored by a government agency.

The CIC mission focuses on the strategic education of senior officers and civilians who will either lead or provide strategic level advice to senior cyberspace leadership. The strategic focus of the curricula underpins eligibility requirements: CIC efforts support those individuals most likely to reach the pinnacle of U.S. cyberspace leadership. Admissions priority will be given to those most likely to need the education in their future career assignments as senior leaders and advisors.

Questions concerning admissions should be addressed to the Office of Student Services either by phone (202- 685-6300; DSN 325-6300) or by e-mail (CICOSS@ndu.edu).