Bachelor's Degrees

Prepare to be a leader in the protection of valuable data assets.

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Master's Degrees

Develop next-generation cyber skills to anticipate and avoid cyber threats.

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Certificates3

Quickly develop cyber security qualifications with just 12 to 18 credits.

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Feature Story

UMUC Cybersecurity is Headline News!

"[UMUC is] answering a call from military and business leaders for a new generation of specialists to provide vital public and private computer systems."

Read more in the The Washington Post Magazine’s education issue.

UMUC Cybersecurity Teams Win Top Honors

UMUC students, faculty, and alumni won first place at the Maryland Cyber Security Challenge.

Answering the Call for Cyber Security Education

UMUC is wired into the cyber security industry, offering leading-edge cyber security degree and certificate programs.

Quick Facts

3/4

of cyber security jobs require a bachelor's degree 2

12:1

rate of cyber security job growth vs. total labor market growth 4

73%

increase in cyber security jobs in the last five years 4

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Start Your Degree this Summer—There's Still Time!

Earn a degree that can give you the knowledge and skills to move your career forward—or start a new one. Apply today to start classes in May, June, or July.
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University of Maryland University College Takes Top Undergraduate Spot In 2013 DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge

A team of undergraduate students at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) finished atop the standings for their category in the 2013 DC3 Digital Forensics Challenge.
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1 Source: Washington Post, "Cybersecurity experts needed to meet growing demand," May 29, 2012
2 Source: Based on a 2012 survey of jobs in Maryland published in the Cyber Security Jobs Report
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4 Source: CIOJournal, "Demand for cyber security jobs is soaring," March 4, 2013