Welcome to National Cyber Security University
  • 1. Welcome to National Cyber Security University

    The National Cyber Security University (also known as NCS University) course catalog is published to familiarize students with NCS University, our eligibility requirements, policies, programs, student rights, responsibilities and methods for accessing important services.

    We have made every effort to ensure accuracy in the preparation of the handbook to provide pertinent and accurate information.

    From time to time, we revise policies and procedures. We post the changes our website at www.NationalCyberSecurityUniversity.com and we send an email notification to students. We recommend students periodically check our website for the most up-to-date information.
    If you have any questions regarding this document please contact the NCS University and talk with a NCS University Advisor.


    Gregory Evans

  • 2. Mission, Vision, Goals

    National Cyber Security University is an eLearning and classroom organization that empowers the laymen to the professionals with real-world applicable training to enhance their professional credentials and skill sets.

    Our courses are designed by professionals in the industries of Cyber Extortion, Cyber Blackmail, Cyber Crime, Private Investigation, Intelligence & Counter-Intelligence, Cyber Security, Internet Fraud, eCommerce Fraud, Business Security, Parent Security, Child Security, Industrial Espionage and Sex Trafficking.

  • 2.1 Mission Statement

    NCS University is the 1st cyber security institute where Cyber Crime meets Entrepreneurship. Our mission is to train each student with the skills and knowledge to start their own company, consulting firm or agency in the Cyber Security, IT Security, Private Investigation industry.

    For those in corporate or government industry, will have a better understanding on how to work and communicate with C-Level (CEO, CFO, COO..).

  • 2.2 Vision Statement

    NCS University vision is to be able to educate our students on the cyber security industry and how to become entrepreneurs.

  • 2.3 Institutional Values

    NCS University believes that everyone should learn to at least be able to protect themselves from cyber crime, as well as protect others from becoming a victim. We have set up several scholarship funds available to those who qualify, including; but not limited to: veterans, chronically homeless, individuals from low income families, and Ex-Offender.

  • 2.4 Goals & Objectives

    NCS University Director is responsible for the organization’s learning events, and focuses on a more specific set of objectives:

    1. Provide a world-class learning via www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, NCS University App and classroom setting.
    2. Develop cutting-edge, relevant training, created by industry experts at the NCS University, with oversight from the Governing Board.
    3. Provide and Maintain Industry Leading Standards in the cyber security, Intelligence and Investigative Sectors
    4. Provide a coaching and mentoring network from industry professionals to grow, learn and help one another succeed.

  • 2.5 Pertinent Dates

    The NCS University observes the following US holidays:

    New Year’s Day
    Memorial Day
    Independence Day
    Labor Day
    Martin Luther King Jr. Veteran’s Day
    Thanksgiving Day
    Christmas Eve
    Christmas day

  • 3. Certification, Authorization & Recognition

    Missouri Dept of Education Currently waiting for approval.

  • 4. Governance, Administration, and Faculty

    An independent board of directors governs NCS University. The board of directors plays an active role in guiding the University, from helping to shape the mission, goals, and strategic plan to actively reviewing, contributing to and having oversite on our board certifications.

    National Cyber Security University is comprised of experienced professionals with backgrounds in security, finance, business and marketing. Our Team is not made up of bookworms who's only experience is what they learned in a classroom, but have "been there and done that." This includes ex-military, private investigators, ex-computer hackers, ex-law enforcement, federal law enforcement, attorneys, and fraud investigators.

    NCS University board members are listed below:

    Dr. Amber Perymon | Psy.D.| Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Background in psychological content analyses and insider risk assessment.
    Anthony Taylor | Federal Probation and Parole Officer
    M. Patrick Sharpton | Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army and former Operations Center Director for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and currently President and CEO of Sharp 10 Group
    Eric Echols | Former Marine Corp. Military Police. Mr. Echols is a Georgia Private Investigator and Former Chapter Chair of Georgia Association of Private Investigators
    Gregory Evans | Director of Hi-Tech Crime Solutions. World Reknown computer security consultant. Author and Cyber TV Host.
    Warren Scheibe | Reserve police officer with San Bernadino Police for more than 20 years. Business owner for 30 years.
    Dr. Courtney | A seasoned digital and learning media technologist with over fourteen years of experience and thorough knowledge of instructional design, social media, adult learning theories/application, and instructional technology integration.
    William Forest | Retired Major United States Air Force in Counter Intelligence and Fraud Investigations.

  • 4.1 Administration

    Administrators for NCS University provide leadership to carry out plans and activities in support of the University's goals and objectives. NCS University administrators create and design appropriate processes and services to support students and the learning environment.

    Gregory Evans | CEO
    Dr. Amber Perymon | Chief Financial Officer
    M. Patrick Sharpton | Chief Academic Officer
    Nina Stringer | Director of Operations

  • 4.2. Program Faculty

    Program faculty serves as the primary authors and instructors for NCS University Programs. They are directly involved in the design and maintenance of current and future courses, program design, and student learning outcomes.

    Current full-time program faculty includes:

    Gregory D. Evans (Senior Instructor)
    Patrick Sharpton (Senior Instructor)
    William Forest (Senior Instructor)

    Each member of NCS University faculty has demonstrated competence, through formal education and professional experience, to provide educational courses that meet the objectives laid out in the program goals.

  • 5. Admission Policy

    *Admissions Classifications *

    Students are grouped into two different classifications: Certification-Seeking or Non-Certification Seeking.

  • 5.1. Certified Seeking Applicants

    Certified Seeking Applicants are students that would like to become board certified. To apply and enroll as a certified seeking student, the individual must be 18 years of age or older and meet the eligibility requirements for the certification you are attending. Some of our certification programs require a specific level of education along with specified professional work history.

    Also, a person convicted of a felony or misdemeanor still can be eligible to become a certified professional with National Cyber Security University, but may not ineligible for certain corporate or government jobs that require a security clearance. A person seeking employment maybe rejected for employment by a company or organization if they have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a board-certified professional.

  • 5.2. Non-Certified Seeking Applicants

    Non-Certified Seeking Applicants need to be at least 18 years or older and have no requirements as it relates to educational experience or professional work experience.

  • 5.3. International Students

    International (non-immigrant) students are able to attend online courses if they meet the eligibility requirements for the course. All of the courses, materials, and presentations are delivered in the English language, unless specified.

    International students can attend residential programs if they are are on a United States Visa.

  • 5.4. Re-Admission Policy

    This policy pertains to NCS University students who seek to return to their resident program after leaving as a result of discontinuation, withdrawal, or dismissal. Students on tuition payment plan agreements are also encouraged to inquire about the possible impact of a leave on their payment plan status.

    Discontinuation from the program
    A student who discontinues from a resident program without notice, or who did not attend the training program as expected relinquishes his/her status as a student and will be administratively withdrawn from the program. Time of withdrawal will be decided on a case by case basis taking into account student specific information and situation.

    Readmission Requirements
    A student who seeks to return to the program after being withdrawn for less than one academic year must petition for readmission in writing to the VP of Academics stating the mitigating circumstances (and provide supporting documentation) in which prevented the student from completed the course on the initial attempt.

    Petitions for readmission must be approved by the VP of Academics and Academic Review Committee.

    The VP of Academics and Academic Review Committee may require a student seeking re-admittance to repeat some or all of the program the student completed before withdrawal and may be required to take additional courses to meet the requirements of the curriculum at the time of readmission.

    A student who seeks to return to the program after being withdrawn for a total of one or more academic years will be required to re-apply through the regular admissions process.

    A decision by the Admissions Committee to select the student for admission is subject to final approval by the VP of Academics and Academic Review Committee.

    Readmission following dismissal for Academic or Professional Misconduct A student who is dismissed for academic or professional misconduct is not eligible to apply for readmission to NCS University.

  • 6. Institutional Policies

    Any action(s) reported or observed by a student, faculty or staff member in violation of NCS University's Code of Conduct or University Policies should be reported to the Chief Academic Officer.

  • 6.1. Notice of Non-Discrimination

    In keeping with its long-standing traditions and policies, the NCS University considers students, employees, applicants for admission or employment, and those seeking access to Institute programs on the basis of individual merit. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law (including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972).

  • 6.2. Academic Integrity Statement

    Academic dishonesty is unacceptable and will not be tolerated. Cheating, forgery, plagiarism, and collusion in dishonest acts undermine the NCS University educational mission and the students’ personal, professional, and intellectual growth. NCS University students are expected to bear individual responsibility for their work, to learn the rules and definitions that underlie the practice of academic integrity, and to uphold its ideals. Ignorance of the rules is not an acceptable excuse for disobeying them. Any student who attempts to compromise or devalue the academic process will be sanctioned.



    Academic dishonesty is unacceptable and will not be tolerated. Cheating, forgery, plagiarism, and collusion in dishonest acts undermine the NCS University’s educational mission and the students’ personal, professional and intellectual growth. NCS University students are expected to bear individual responsibility for their work, to learn the rules and definitions that underlie the practice of academic integrity, and to uphold its ideals. Ignorance of the rules is not an acceptable excuse for disobeying them. Any student who attempts to compromise or devalue the academic process will be sanctioned.

    Basic Rules: Do NOT share or Disseminate Course Materials or Examinations with others. Do not use additional resources and materials during examinations.

  • 6.2.2 Definitions Of Academic Dishonesty


    Cheating is the attempted or unauthorized use of materials, information, notes, study aids, devices or communication during an academic exercise. Examples include:

    • Stealing, reproducing, copying, circulating or otherwise gaining prior access to course materials or examination materials.
    • Depriving other students by stealing, destroying, defacing or concealing library materials.
    • Copying, Digital Recording / Retaining, using or circulating examination materials that clearly indicate that they should be returned at the end of the exam.
    • Intentionally obstructing or interfering with another student’s work.
    • Sharing your homework assignments with others to include posting or re-posting your assignments to the public.
    • Engaging in activities that intentionally create an unfair advantage over another student’s academic work.

    Falsification of Records and Official Documents:
    • Forging signatures of authorization
    • Falsifying information on an official exam application.

    Lending assistance or failing to report witnessed acts of academic misconduct.

    Due Process And Students Rights

    Any charge, accusation or allegation that is to be presented against a student, and, that, if proved, may subject a student to disciplinary action, must be submitted in writing, in complete detail to the ethics board by the individual, organization or department making the charge. The due process begins with student notification and an investigation of the charge. The process ends with either dismissal of the charge or sanctioning.

    Penalties For Academic Dishonesty.

    Engaging in acts of academic dishonesty can end a student’s educational career and jeopardize future career goals. NCS University is committed to maintaining an atmosphere of academic integrity. Students should know that faculty and staff do follow routine practices that readily detect acts of academic dishonesty. Faculty are experts in their field of study and are often familiar with the source of plagiarized material. Techniques for detecting cheating are used during online examinations. All alleged cases of academic dishonesty are subject to due process. When misconduct has been proven, the following sanctions are applied. A disciplinary file becomes a part of the student’s permanent record.

    • Admonition: An oral statement to the offender that he or she has violated Institute rules.
    • Warning: Notice to the offender, orally or in writing, that continuation or repetition of the wrongful conduct, within a period of time stated in the warning, may cause far more severe disciplinary action.
    • Disciplinary Probation: Exclusion from participation in privileges or extracurricular Institute activities as outlined in the notice of disciplinary probation for a specified period of time.
    • Suspension: Exclusion from courses, board certifications, and other privileges or activities as outlined in the notice of suspension for a definite period of time.
    • Expulsion: Termination of the student’s status with the Institute to include any and all credentials (or potential credentials if not issued yet), CPE credits or certificates earned shall be revoked indefinitely.