Skip Navigation

Undergraduate Certificate


Vulnerability Assessment
Undergraduate Certificate
  • 21 credits
  • Transfer up to 9 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $250 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

Apply Now

Learn how to identify system vulnerabilities in this online certificate program.

The vulnerability assessment certificate program at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to examine software for embedded vulnerabilities—whether they are accidental or malicious—that create weaknesses that may be exploited by hackers. In this program, you’ll learn techniques to identify such flaws in software.

Total Credits Required: 21

  • (3 Credits, CMSC 105)
    You may be able to waive this course if you have prior programming experience.
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 115)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 215)
  • (3 Credits, CMSC 320)
  • SDEV 300
  • SDEV 325
  • SDEV 360


Apply Credit to a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development & Security


If you complete this certificate program, you may be able to apply the certificate’s required coursework to major course requirements for the bachelor’s degree in software development and security.


Search Course Catalog

Find detailed descriptions for the programs and courses offered during the 2023–2024 academic year.

View Schedule of Classes

Review the schedule of classes to see a full list of courses and their timings, instructors, and locations.

Program Highlights

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

You might be interested in similar programs

Contact Us

Our helpful admissions advisors can help you choose an academic program to fit your career goals, estimate your transfer credits, and develop a plan for your education costs that fits your budget. If you're a current UMGC student, please visit the Help Center.

Personal Information
Contact Information
This is a required field.
Additional Information
This field is required.
This field is required.

By submitting this form, you acknowledge that you intend to sign this form electronically and that your electronic signature is the equivalent of a handwritten signature, with all the same legal and binding effect. You are giving your express written consent without obligation for UMGC to contact you regarding our educational programs and services using e-mail, phone, or text, including automated technology for calls and/or texts to the mobile number(s) provided. For more details, including how to opt out, read our privacy policy or contact an admissions advisor.

Please wait as we send your request.