DoD Directive 8570

Sonoran Desert Institute

Find information about our DoD Directive 8570 Compliance Certificate.

DoD Directive 8570 Compliance Certificate

The 8570 program from the Sonoran Desert Institute was designed in direct response to the training requirements of DoD regulation 8570. The program, like the 8570 regulation, is broken down into multiple segments. These broken out program segments are not only logically oriented according to their content, but they also make it easier for our students who may need particular courses in order to advance in their current career.

Course Credit Hours

CompTIA Certificate 34
Cisco Certificate 31
Advanced Security Practitioner Certificate 31
CISSP Certificate 21

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: $18,810
Educational Resource Fee (mandatory): $595

No-interest payment plans are available. Please contact the Admissions department for more info at or (480) 314-2102.

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Textbooks and Materials

All coursework materials including the textbooks used for each Certificate are provided by the Institute and included in the total program cost.

More Info

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