The Center for Security Studies is designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Education.

At present, CSS has produced more than 4,000 cyber security graduates, with more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled. In 2013, the university received $250 million in Department of Defense funding to train military personnel and veterans around the world in cyber security and other much-needed areas.

CSS provides educational resources, research activities, networking opportunities, and career training opportunities for working adults pursuing security studies, and works with industry and government to meet the cyber security and homeland security needs of our nation.

CyberMaryland 2017: Advancing the Cyber Intelligence Quotient

University of Maryland University College was proud to sponsor the education track at CyberMaryland 2017 in Baltimore. The event, held on October 11–12, 2017, brought together industry leaders, government officials, and academia. Navigating a career in cyber security requires a fresh and futuristic approach to awareness, education, and training. The education track, Advancing the Cyber Intelligence Quotient, provided attendees an opportunity to hear from cyber professionals in the public and private sectors, academic leaders, and students about current cyber security challenges and how the right certifications, training, and education can help fulfill the nation’s cyber workforce needs. Watch all four sessions of Advancing the Cyber Intelligence Quotient.

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Learn More About Cyber Security at UMUC

With innovative online cyber security degrees, industry connections, and an award-winning competition team, UMUC is a leading name in cyber security education. Explore cyber security at UMUC in the Prospective Students section.