Centers & Institutes
Cyber Security Center brings faculty and students together with government and industry leaders for the purposes of research, curriculum development, training and awareness in the area of cyber security. The center offers academic concentrations for BS, MBA and MPA degrees, as well as a cyber security certificate in computer science and criminal justice. Cal State San Bernardino was designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance education by the National Security Agency. The center also houses the Cybercorps: Scholarship for Service and Department of Defense IASP/NDU Partnership program for those seeking government employment. Recently, the center became a founding institution for CyberWatch West, a federally funded Advanced Technological Education center that provides cyber security opportunities for students and faculty across the western United States.
Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) offers a comprehensive academic curriculum for undergraduate and graduate degrees, allowing students ample opportunities to test their entrepreneurial potential and connect with local business leaders. In 2010, the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) recognized the center as having an Outstanding Specialty Entrepreneurship program and our graduate entrepreneurship program has been ranked as high as fourth nationally – and first among public universities – by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis is a full-service consulting and applied research organization. The purpose of the institute is to provide a variety of research and consulting services to public agencies, business organizations, and individuals within the university's service area. It provides customized research so that each client receives thorough, timely, practical and accurate information tailored for the decision-making needs of the particular organization. The institute advises in multiple disciplines, drawing knowledge through business, social and public policy research, surveys, marketing studies and evaluations.
Leonard Transportation Center works to discover and implement transportation solutions for the expanding of the region. The theme of the center is "Decision-Making and Management of Transportation Systems." The center focuses on research, education, policies and practices that impact effective movements of people and goods within and through the region. The center is particularly charged with attending to regional transportation needs, while serving as a focal point within the area to maximize the impact of local transportation initiatives.
Center for Global Management facilitates the development of programs in International Business and Public Administration and to support regional internationalization efforts for the benefit of the faculty, students and local international communities. Through the Study Abroad Program, CBPA students are exposed to the many fascinating aspects, both academically and culturally, of visiting overseas countries.