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Systems Engineering
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


You can learn the design, development, and deployment of complex IT systems by earning a certificate in systems engineering at University of Maryland Global Campus. This program helps you gain the skills you need to apply traditional and modern lifecycle models, techniques, and tools in the specification, design, development, and deployment of complex systems.

Program Highlights
  • Manage, mine, model, and warehouse data
  • Utilize your database administration and security techniques and skills
  • Use ETL for data warehousing Complete projects using Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio
  • Apply your skills in NoSQL, Oracle 11g, SQL, and Unix to the professional environment
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 610)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 620)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 630)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 640)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 660)
Career Preparation
Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
15
Transfer Credits
Up to 3
Format
  • All courses are available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $336 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Information Technology with Systems Engineering Specialization
Master's Specialization

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Designed for midcareer professionals with a technical background, the online master’s degree in information technology with a systems engineering specialization at University of Maryland Global Campus will help you apply traditional and modern life-cycle models, techniques, and tools to the specification, design, development, and deployment of complex systems. Study a variety of cases across different application domains to learn a wide scope of systems concepts.

Program Highlights
  • Organize and manage a systems engineering team
  • Apply a wide variety of domestic and international standards to systems engineering practice
  • Use various computer-aided design and testing tools
Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

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.

Core Courses


  • (3 Credits, ITEC 610)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 625)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 626)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 630)

Information Technology Foundations (3 Credits, ITEC 610) must be taken in the first term of coursework.

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, SYSE 610)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 620)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 625)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 630)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 640)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 650)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 660)

  • (3 Credits, SYSE 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in systems engineering theory and practice.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

The systems engineering specialization is designed for students with a degree and/or professional experience in a technical discipline such as engineering or computer science.

Taking UCSP 605 is recommended to improve writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $336 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Cybersecurity Technology
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


In the cybersecurity technology bachelor's degree program, you'll learn the operational procedures and technologies to design, implement, administer, secure, and troubleshoot corporate networks while applying cybersecurity principles operationally. Plus, your coursework can help prepare you for several cybersecurity certification exams.

Program Highlights
  • Design, implement, and administer local-area and wide-area networks to satisfy organizational goals
  • Resolve IT system problems and meet the needs of end users by applying troubleshooting methodologies
  • Apply relevant policies and procedures to effectively secure and monitor IT systems
  • Communicate IT knowledge effectively using a wide range of presentation styles
  • Meet organizational goals using effective workforce skills, best practices, and ethical principles
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 202)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 265)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 291)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 320)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 321)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 326)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 351)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 495)
  • Three upper-level courses chosen from
    •  any upper-level CMIT courses 
    • and
      (3 Credits, CCJS 321) 

Digital Forensics Focus

If you are interested in a career in digital forensics, you can take three of the following upper-level courses to satisfy the 9-credit requirement listed above:


  • (3 Credits, CCJS 321)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 424)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 440)

  • (3 Credits, CMIT 460)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you prepare for a career in network management, systems administration, or network security, whether you're new to the IT field or you're looking to move up to middle management.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
Up to 90
Format
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $250 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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