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Cybersecurity
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Cybersecurity Technology
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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Develop next-generation skills to combat cyber threats with a graduate certificate in cybersecurity technology.

The online graduate certificate in cybersecurity technology from University of Maryland Global Campus will provide you with current knowledge and skills for protecting critical cyber infrastructure and assets. Learn concepts, real-world applications, and practical techniques in a curriculum that features emerging topics in the field and was developed by an advisory board of senior security executives.

Total Credits Required: 18

Take the following courses in the order listed:

  • (6 Credits, CBR 600)
  • (6 Credits, CST 610)
  • (6 Credits, CST 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 develop next-generation skills to combat cyber threats.

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Additional Program Information

  • If you do not have work experience in information technology, computer networks, or databases, we strongly recommend you take (0 Credits, ASC 605).
  • If you have not taken programming courses, we strongly encourage you to take (0 Credits, ASC 609).
  • 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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