Cybersecurity Courses
Cybersecurity courses presented by Merit Professional Development provide students and IT professionals with an education experience based upon the National Institute of Standards and Technology National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.
Courses are available live online, in person, and private on-site. Courses designated as “powered by Merit” are conducted exclusively through the Michigan Cyber Range environment, with labs and hands-on training exercises managed by Michigan Cyber Range professionals.
We can assist you with meeting the Department of Defense 8570.1 directive requirements. Merit Network, in partnership with Cyber World Institute, is the only non-profit in North America able to offer EC Council, ISC2, CompTIA and ISACA.
Need customized cybersecurity training? Our cost-conscious offerings are designed to educate professionals at any position in your organization. Contact Merit Professional Development
Upcoming Courses
Cyber Range Hub Class Offerings
Merit Cyber Range Hubs offer more than 40 cybersecurity certifications. For a complete schedule of courses, please click on the links below.

  Pinckney High School – Pinckney

  Velocity Hub & Cyber Institute – Sterling Heights

  Wayne State University – Warren

Schedule a Private Class
The following classes are available as either a private class or an on-demand class. Contact Merit Professional Development to schedule a class.
EC-Council Certification Courses
  •  Certified Chief Information Security Officer - CCISO
  •  Certified Ethical Hacker - CEH
  •  Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator - CHFI
  •  EC-Council Certified Incident Handler - ECIH
  •  EC-Council Certified Security Analyst - ECSA
  •   EC-Council Network Security Administrator - ENSA
  •  Licensed Penetration Tester - LPT
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    CompTIA Certification Courses
  •  CompTIA A+
  •  CompTIA Network+
  •  CompTIA Security+
  • (ISC)2 Certification Courses
  •  Certified Authorization Professional - CAP
  •  Certified Computer Forensics Professional - CCFP
  •  Certified Cloud Security Professional - CCSP
  •  Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional - CSSLP
  •  HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner - HCISPP
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    More About Merit Cybersecurity Courses
    The Michigan Cyber Range features a cybersecurity education experience based upon the National Institute of Standards and Technology National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE). The NICE framework organizes and presents the skills and work requirements that America’s cybersecurity workforce requires to support the National Preparedness Goals of detecting, mitigating, and defeating malicious actors and cyber-based threats. The framework engages all levels of the workforce, presenting essential concepts, techniques, and practices based on an individual’s function within the organization.

    The Michigan Cyber Range (MCR) heavily leverages Merit’s network to conduct classes that provide 17 CNSS accredited certificates on various aspects of cyber security. In addition to classes, the Range hosts a variety of exercises that train information technology or cyber security professionals. Finally, the MCR leases virtual infrastructure to organizations for their own classes, exercises, and testing. Many of these offerings make use of Alphaville, MCR’s virtual training environment.

    The Michigan Cyber Range addresses the shortage of relevant and accessible NSA/CNSS accredited training through maintaining innovative and strategic partnerships. Helping organizations navigate and comply with the changing federal legislation landscape is at the core of our curriculum selection. Notable cybersecurity training partnerships include, but are not limited to: ISC2, CompTIA, ISACA, EC-Council, Cyber World Institute and the Cloud Security Alliance.
    Our curriculum has you covered from end users all the way up to the cloud in every industry with easy-to-navigate road maps that help you select the right focus based on current and growing threats. Check back with us frequently as our course additions keep pace with the rapidly changing threat landscape.
    Group Rates are available.