Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Policy

Program Update

This program will be taught in a new format this fall, as the graduate certificate in Cybersecurity Management and Policy. If you are interested in starting your program in fall 2016 or later, make sure you follow these program requirements. If you need help selecting an academic program, please contact an advisor at 800-888-UMUC (8682).

The graduate certificate in Cybersecurity Policy examines strategies for societal responses to cybersecurity threats at enterprise and national levels. Students learn to assess organizational controls that can detect cyber intrusions as quickly as possible and to respond to cyber intrusions to restore the operations of an organization. The roles of government, interorganizational alliances, and international cooperatives are explored, as are legal concepts such as privacy, intellectual property, and civil liberties.

Total Semester Hours: 18

Students must take the following courses. Courses should be taken in order.

  • UCSP 615* Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC (0) (Must complete within first 6 credits of study.)
  • CSEC 610 Cyberspace and Cybersecurity (6)
  • CSEC 635 National Cybersecurity Policy and Law (6)
  • CSEC 645 Enterprise and Cloud Cybersecurity Policy (6)

* The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

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Hands-on Learning: Cyber Security Policy

UMUC's graduate programs in cyber security policy help you acquire real-world skills through interactive projects.

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