2001 - NUCIA Founded
2004 - Maturing
A majority of the current NUCIA faculty were recruited and assembled as the first drafts of the proposed Degree in IA were drawn up and revised.
During this time, the first Information assurance courses opened to student enrollment. With classes officially launched, the first NSF Federal Cyber Service SFS sholars were accepted and began their concentrations in IA.
2006 - Students Go Forth
The first group of NSF Federal Cyber Service SFS scholars graduate and attain employment in various government agencies and national laboratories. These employers included the National Security Agency, Department of Transportation, Department of the Treasury, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Defense Intelligence Agency, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Strategic Command.
The second group of NSF Federal Cyber Service SFS scholars began their IA education with NUCIA.
2007 - Bachelor Degree Arrives
The Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance degree was finally offered by the University of Nebraska at Omaha for the first time.
2012 - Master Degree Program Launched
After establishing a successful decade, the Information Assurance program launched a Master of Science degree.
2017 - Bachelor and Master Degrees Renamed to Cybersecurity
The degrees are officially renamed to Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Master of Science in Cybersecurity.