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Online Graduate Certificate

Cybersecurity Management
& Policy

Cybersecurity Management & Policy
Graduate Certificate
AT A GLANCE
  • 18 credits
  • Transfer exactly 6 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $694 per credit (in-state)
  • $694 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
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Gain expertise by pursuing a graduate certificate in cybersecurity management and policy.

The online graduate certificate in cybersecurity management and policy at University of Maryland Global Campus provides a broad analytical framework for evaluating and solving cybersecurity problems. Examine governmental and organizational responses to cybersecurity threats, assess technical and organizational controls used to detect and prevent intrusions, and create policies and procedures to restore operations after a cyber attack. You’ll also explore the legal foundations of cybersecurity, as well as the roles of government and international and private organizations.

Total Credits Required: 18

Take the following courses in the order listed:

  • (6 Credits, CBR 600)
  • (6 Credits, CMP 610)
  • (6 Credits, CMP 620)

  • All courses must be taken in the order listed.
  • You must complete each course with a grade of B or better to advance to the next course.
  • The grade of C is not available for these courses.
  • The courses in this program will have seven-day and 60-day options for the grade of Incomplete.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2021–2022 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

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Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Industry Snapshot

This program is designed to help you pursue positions managing cybersecurity functions.

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Additional Program Information

  • We recommend a background in computing and programming.
  • If you need to improve your computing skills, we recommend you take (0 Credits, ASC 605).
  • If you have not taken programming courses, we recommend you take  (0 Credits, ASC 609) and  (0 Credits, ASC 611) prior to taking core courses.
  • We recommend (0 Credits, ASC 601) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

This program requires that you use a computer with the following:

  • Microphone and speakers or headset with microphone or equivalent device(s)
  • 5 GB (gigabytes) of free hard drive space
  • 4 GB RAM or higher
  • A high-speed internet connection
  • Computer processor (Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon 64) running at speeds of at least 1 GHz
  • Windows 8.1 or Mac OS X 10.6 or higher for an operating system (Linux operating systems can also be used but require more technical knowledge from the user.)

Note: The higher the processor speed of your computer (e.g., 2.4–3.4 GHz), the larger the amount of available memory (e.g., 4–12 GB), and the larger the amount of available hard drive space (e.g., 5–20 GB), the better your computer will perform and the smoother your experience will be.

Computing Club

The Computing Club provides a dynamic environment where members can work collaboratively, share innovative ideas, enhance their career-readiness, and gain marketable experience in their respective fields. It is available to graduate or undergraduate students, alumni, faculty, and staff members. Students and alumni can join the Computing Club group on CareerQuest.


Cyber Competition Team

The Cyber Competition Team represents ballbet体育 at various cybersecurity events and tournaments nationwide. Being a member of the team gives students an opportunity to develop their cybersecurity skills and network with other students. The team is open to undergraduate and graduate students and alumni through a tryout process. Email jesse.varsalone@woodlandsinnandspa.com or visit the cyber team webpage to learn more.

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