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Master of Science
Cybersecurity Technology

Cybersecurity Technology
Master of Science
AT A GLANCE
  • 30 credits
  • Exact 6 Credits Accepted
  • All courses available online
  • Select courses available on-site or in a hybrid format
TUITION
  • $350 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

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Develop advanced cyber threat prevention skills.

While earning a master’s degree in cybersecurity technology at University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll develop cybersecurity strategies using interpersonal and leadership skills as part of a diverse and multidisciplinary cybersecurity team to build, configure, monitor, maintain, and secure cybersecurity technology environments and operations. Learn how cybersecurity technology underpins the success of organizations. The program offers a wide perspective of the field, providing the understanding of cybersecurity technology needed while balancing the use of people, policy, and technology in shaping the future of cybersecurity.

Total Credits Required: 30

Core Courses

  • (6 Credits, CST 610)
  • (6 Credits, CST 620)
  • (6 Credits, CST 630)
  • (6 Credits, CST 640)
  • (6 Credits, CYB 670)

  • 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. 
  • Your course syllabus will explain options for and consequences of requesting an Incomplete.

Accelerated Pathway

If you completed your undergraduate degree at UMGC with a major in cybersecurity technology, an accelerated pathway between UMGC undergraduate and graduate programs in cybersecurity allows you to earn 6 credits toward the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Technology.

To be eligible for the pathway, you must enroll in the Cybersecurity Technology graduate program within two years of completing Network Security (3 Credits, CMIT 320) and Cybersecurity Technology Capstone (3 Credits, CMIT 495).

If eligible, you may be awarded credit for the following course:

  • Cyberspace and Cybersecurity Foundations (6 Credits, CST 610) 

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

You are expected to have a strong understanding of information technology, computer networks, databases, and the internet. This background may be acquired through noncredit preparatory coursework.

If you do not have such IT knowledge or experience, you are strongly advised to take the noncredit course ASC 605 first. Taking ASC 601 is recommended to help improve writing skills.

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