ISACA’s Academic and Workforce Program

Schools, colleges and universities partner with ISACA globally to give students the opportunity to enhance their learning experience. Our customizable program provides in-demand skills and credentials to begin a career in IT audit, risk, security, cybersecurity, governance or privacy.

Enjoy the benefits of an ISACA Academic Partnership

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Student benefits

  • Free first-year ISACA membership
  • Local chapter networking and mentorship opportunities
  • Credentialing exam prep and testing discounts

  • Hands-on learning centered around real-world scenarios, giving them a leg up when they graduate and enter the workforce
  • Access to chapter leadership roles that increase visibility and hiring potential to prospective employers
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Partner benefits

  • Enhanced curricula, training and materials for undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Research partnership opportunities with ISACA chapters and chapter members
  • Enhanced curricula for non-credit and for-credit certifications
  • Advocacy invitations and upskilling for faculty members
  • Access to the ISACA Speakers Bureau

  • ISACA Academic Conference and chapter event participation
  • Opportunities to participate in the Future ISACA Competition project
  • Access to the expertise of a global professional community with more than 170,000 members
  • Exclusive benefits that will elevate your institution’s prestige and prepare students for careers in IS/IT/CS

Which credentialing programs are right for your students?

ISACA’s Academic and Workforce Partnership Program leads with our credentials at the heart of the curriculum. We are committed to incorporating our teachings into high school, higher education and adult learning curricula to deliver a truly dynamic educational experience that focuses on skill development, sound fundamentals and mentorship.


Academic partnership starts with just one conversation

Find out how your institution can benefit from being an ISACA Academic Partner.

Academic Partnership

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