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Andrew Hurd

Dr. Hurd is responsible for instruction and curriculum development in the MSIT and MS in Cybersecurity programs. Prior to joining Empire University, he worked at SUNY Albany, SNHU, Excelsior University and Hudson Valley CC. Dr. Hurd holds dual Bachelors of Arts in Computer Science and Mathematics, a Masters in the Science of teaching Mathematics, and a PhD in Information Sciences specialized in Information Assurance and Online Learning. He won the SUNY Chancellors award for Excellence in Teaching in 2012 while working at HVCC. Dr. Hurd research focus is on Cybersecurity and Computer Science education. He strives to find ways to teach cybersecurity and computer science more efficiently to the new generation of learners. Degrees from: Doctorate of Philosophy from The University at Albany Master's Science of Teaching Mathematics from SUNY Potsdam Bachelor's of Art's dual major Computer Science and Mathematics from SUNY Potsdam AAS in Computer Information Systems from Mohawk Valley CC