Sexton selected as Cyber Department Head

Robert SextonSAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College has selected Robert Sexton as its Cyber Department Head. He is responsible for oversight of all instruction, curriculum development, administrative and budgetary aspects for the College’s Cyber and related programs.

Sexton retired from the U.S. Army after two decades of service. Most recently he was a senior information system security engineer for Abacus. He has worked as a senior consultant for Verizon and as an IT specialist as a Department of Defense contractor.

He has a master’s degree in information security and assurance from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City Utah and a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in information technology from Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs. He is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).

Cyber and related programs at Savannah Tech include Cyber Forensics, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Networking and Computer Support. These are high-demand training options in Georgia. Students that qualify for financial aid and are enrolled diploma/certificate Cyber and related programs may receive additional HOPE Career Grant funds. For more information about STC’s Cybersecurity programs visit:

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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (