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Cyberattacks are being waged all over the world, and the demand for cybersecurity professionals has never been greater. The Washington Post recently reported that the government sees a critical need to fill 10,000 cybersecurity jobs in the near future and that private industry has at least four times that many openings.

You can be prepared to meet this critical need with a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity or master’s degree in cybersecurity from UMUC.

Gain first-hand access to real-world experience.

UMUC’s cybersecurity programs are designed and delivered by experienced working professionals; they're also regularly reviewed by industry experts to ensure the curriculum meets the specific demands of the field.

Position yourself as a leader in the protection of data assets—go beyond theory and policies.

Our advanced virtual security lab allows you to detect and combat simulated cyberattacks to help you develop experiential knowledge that can be applied immediately in the workplace.


Pursue your degree while keeping your current job.

UMUC understands the complex needs of busy adults juggling family and career responsibilities. Our programs are available entirely online, so you can attend classes at your convenience from anywhere in the world.

Secure your future.

Career paths include chief security officers, cybersecurity analysts, digital forensics experts, cyber policy analysts, cybersecurity engineers and many more.

Did You Know...

  • UMUC is the largest public university in the U.S., and one of the 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System
    of Maryland.
  • Since 1947, UMUC has earned a reputation as a global leader in providing high-quality, career-relevant academic programs tailored to working adults.
  • A not-for-profit university, UMUC offers flexible online class schedules, highly acclaimed faculty and world-class services to support your educational goals.
  • UMUC is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.