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Graduate Certificate
Cybersecurity Management and Policy

Cybersecurity Management and Policy
Graduate Certificate
AT A GLANCE
  • 18 credits
  • Transfer exactly 6 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $336 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

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Gain expertise by pursuing a graduate certificate in cybersecurity management and policy.

The online graduate certificate in cybersecurity management and policy at University of Maryland Global Campus provides a broad analytical framework for evaluating and solving cybersecurity problems. Examine governmental and organizational responses to cybersecurity threats, assess technical and organizational controls used to detect and prevent intrusions, and create policies and procedures to restore operations after a cyber attack. You’ll also explore the legal foundations of cybersecurity, as well as the roles of government and international and private organizations.

Required Courses

  • (6 Credits, CBR 600)
  • (6 Credits, CMP 610)
  • (6 Credits, CMP 620)

Initial Requirement

  • (6 Credits, CBR 600) or DCL 600
  • CBR 600 or DCL 600 must be taken as the first course for the certificate.
  • The required initial course is listed as part of the certificate required classes

Course Rules and Program Progression

  • All courses must be taken in the order listed.
  • You must complete each course with a grade of B or better to advance to the next course.
  •  The grade of C is not available for these courses.

Vertical Pathway

If you completed your undergraduate degree at UMGC with a major in cybersecurity technology, a vertical pathway between UMGC undergraduate and graduate programs in cybersecurity allows you to earn 6 credits toward the following programs:

To be eligible for the pathway, you must enroll in a related graduate program within two years of completing Current Trends and Projects in Computer Networks and Cybersecurity (3 Credits, CMIT 495).

If eligible, you may be awarded credit for the introductory course in the specified graduate program—either Communicating, Problem Solving, and Leading in Cybersecurity (6 Credits, CBR 600) or Decisive Thinking, Communicating, and Leading in Technology Fields (6 Credits, DCL 600T). You may only earn credit for one course through this vertical pathway.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

This program is designed for midcareer professionals or those new to the field. We recommend a background in computing and programming. If you need to improve your computing skills, we recommend you take ASC 605. If you have not taken programming courses, we recommend you take ASC 609 and ASC 611 prior to taking core courses. We recommend ASC 601 if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

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