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Advance your education and your career with (ISC)² and Excelsior College, an accredited, nonprofit institution.

A national leader in adult education for more than 40 years, Excelsior College offers innovative distance learning classes that are specifically designed for working adults.

Excelsior's programs enable professionals like you to broaden your abilities, master new skills, and increase your value to your organization.

(ISC)² in partnership with the Excelsior College Cybersecurity Program offers graduate and undergraduate credit for (ISC)² Security Certifications:

  • CISSP® – Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • CAP – Certified Authorization Professional
  • SSCP – Systems Security Certified Practitioner
  • CCFP – Certified Cyber Forensics Professional
  • CSSLP – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional

See how your (ISC)² Security Certifications apply towards Excelsior's Cybersecurity program offerings (PDF).

(ISC)² members can request a transcript from (ISC)² through the following process:

Send an email to (ISC)² Member Support at and request that a verification letter of all earned certifications be sent to Excelsior College via email at In your request, please include the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Home Address
  • Exams Completed
  • Exam Completion Dates

(ISC)² understands the needs of adult learners who are balancing education with jobs, families, and other responsibilities. With our online learning model, you can take courses where and when they fit into your schedule. Excelsior offers discounted tuition for students from partner organizations, ensuring you an affordable education.

Excelsior has programs for a wide range of educational goals. You can:

  • Earn an associate or bachelor's degree, building on previous credits you may have earned at other institutions.
  • Get a graduate degree (including an MBA or nursing master's degree).
  • Obtain a professional certificate.

Whatever your objective, Excelsior has the right program or courses for you.

Excelsior College and (ISC)² are partners in promoting student success. Put this partnership to work for you. Contact an Excelsior admissions coordinator to find out how Excelsior can move your education and your career forward. Be sure to tell our admissions team that you're with (ISC)².

Have an Associate's Degree, already? You may be eligible for an additional reduction in undergraduate tuition if you are a graduate of one of our community college partners.

Community College and Academic Partners

Are you a US veteran or in active military service? You may be eligible for an additional reduction in undergraduate tuition if you are an active service member. We offer military benefits and preferential pricing.

Military Partnerships

Veteran Partnerships

About Excelsior College

Excelsior College is a regionally accredited, nonprofit distance learning institution founded in 1971 focused on providing educational opportunity to adult learners.

Excelsior College Mission-Vision-Values


Excelsior College provides educational opportunity to adult learners with an emphasis on those historically underrepresented in higher education. The College meets students where they are — academically and geographically, offering quality instruction and the assessment of learning.


Accessibility and Completion - Excelsior provides programs and services that meet students where they are academically and geographically, and provide support services needed for completion.

Affordability - Excelsior prudently manages its resources to invest in people and offer high-quality education credentials at an affordable price.

Excellence - Excelsior expects a collaborative effort and full engagement from all to develop and provide programs of exceptional value to students and employers.

Trustworthiness - Excelsior values and practices integrity and honesty in our relationships with students, each other, and the communities we serve.

Equity and Inclusion - Excelsior practices inclusion by welcoming and valuing all students, staff members, and faculty members in our learning community, and providing them with educational opportunities.

Collaboration - Members of the Excelsior community work together to develop, deliver, and sustain high-quality academic products and services for students.


Excelsior College is a provider of choice for adults seeking access to higher education and academic success, and it is a model for addressing societal and workforce needs.

Learn more about Excelsior

Programs & Academics

Excelsior College offers degrees in a wide range of disciplines. With over 30 degree programs and certifications across five schools, plus two specialized learning centers, Excelsior College serves a wide range of educational needs.

National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI)

The National Cybersecurity Institute is an academic and research center located in Washington D.C dedicated to assisting government, industry, military, and academic sectors meet the challenges in cybersecurity policy, technology, and education. The Institute's unique team of cybersecurity experts draws from different industries and organizations who are working together to educate and advise the public and private sectors on today's cybersecurity issues and needs.

Visit the National Cybersecurity Institute

Learn more about our Cybersecurity programs and certificates

School of Business and Technology

Excelsior offers more than 14 business and technology degrees, including business, accounting, nuclear technology, computer technology, and cybersecurity.

School of Business and Technology

School of Liberal Arts

Excelsior offers multiple degrees in Liberal Arts. Our general Liberal Arts degree is your shortest, straightest path to a degree.

School of Liberal Arts

School of Public Service

We offer degrees in criminal justice and military leadership designed to help leaders prepare for careers in criminal justice, government, not-for-profit management, public administration, and the military.

School of Public Service

School of Nursing

A national leader in nursing education, Excelsior is recognized for excellence by the National League for Nursing, a preferred membership organization for nurse faculty and leaders and nurse educators.

School of Nursing

School of Health Sciences

Bachelor's degrees in health sciences equip Excelsior graduates to become leaders in a dynamic industry.

School of Health Sciences

Center for Professional Development

Excelsior’s online professional development courses and training programs help you acquire leadership skills and stay current with the latest workplace practices, trends, and technologies.

Center for Professional Development

As an accredited, nonprofit institution, Excelsior is ready to match the right program to your academic goals. Contact an admissions coordinator to learn more — and be sure to mention that you qualify for partnership pricing.

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