iCollege Certificate Program Partnerships

The UMUC and National Defense University (NDU) Information Resource Management College (iCollege) graduate partnership will save you time and money. For more than a decade, UMUC has partnered with the NDU. The UMUC Graduate School continues to restructure its degree programs, allowing the transfer of credits from a growing number of iCollege certificate programs.

For general transfer credit guidelines and partnership information for each of these iCollege programs, see the iCollege program and transfer requirements.

iCollege Certificate Program

UMUC Eligible Program

Accepted Number of Credits

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Master of Science in Management (specialization in financial management)

15

Chief Information Officer (CIO)

  • Master of Science in Technology Management (specialization in information systems and services)
  • Master of Science in Information Technology (specialization in informatics)

15

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)


  • Master of Science in Technology Management (closed specialization in Federal Government Chief Technology Officer)

15

Cyber-Leadership (Cyber-L)


  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy

18

Cyber-Security (Cyber-S)
formerly Information Assurance 4011

  • Master of Science in Information Technology (specialization in information assurance)

9

Government Strategic Leader

  • Master of Science in Management (specialization in information systems and services)

15

Information Technology Project Management

  • Master of Science in Information Technology (specialization in project management)

12

iCollege Non-Partnership Programs

UMUC will also grant graduate credits to iCollege students who have successfully completed the following certificate programs: 

  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Information Assurance NSTISSI 4011
  • Information Assurance CNSSI 4012, 4016: Information Assurance NSTISSI 4015

UMUC and iCollege do not have partnership agreements for these programs. Learn more.