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Sancho Manzano, Jr., Ph.D.

Cybersecurity | Program Director, Adjunct Faculty

Ph.D. in Information Technology/Information Security (2012); Graduation with Distinction 4.0 – Capella University
M.S. in Information Systems Engineering (2003) – Western International University
B.S. in Information Systems (2000) – Western International University
Aloha! Sancho was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently living in Sierra Vista, Ariz. (Southern Arizona). He served in the active U. S. Army for 20 years within the Army Security Agency and Military Intelligence Branch and retired in 1996. He is the first generation Filipino and the first in his family to earn a high school, associates, bachelors, masters and online doctorate degree.

Sancho has taught in the U. S. Army as a certified Army Instructor for Electronic Warfare Equipment Repairman. He followed this love of teaching when he earned his master’s degree. His teaching experience spans over a 10 year academic period from teaching brick and mortar to online teaching. He has mentored other potential instructors who wanted to teach online and as an academic advisor for a local community college in Computer Information Systems.

Sancho is currently the Program Director for the Cybersecurity Program for Waldorf University and the Academic Program Director for the Emergency Services Management, Information Technology and Information Systems Cyber Security for Columbia Southern University.

Sancho's hobbies are in information security research and teaching adult online programs. He is also a volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America and served in many scouting positions. He has over 30 years of scouting experience, and is an Eagle Scout.