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Master of Science
Cybersecurity Technology

Cybersecurity Technology
Master of Science
  • 36 credits
  • Exact 6 Credits Accepted
  • All courses available online
  • Select courses available on-site or in a hybrid format
  • $336 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

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Develop advanced cyber threat prevention skills.

In online master’s program 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: 36

  • Required Foundation Course: 6
  • Required Core Courses: 30

Core Courses

  • (6 Credits, CBR 600)
  • (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.

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

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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