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M.Sc. Online

Cybersecurity

University of Maryland University College

12 months
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659 USD/credit
480 USD/credit
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Prepare for the future by developing the next generation of advanced cyber threat prevention skills in this nationally recognized program.In the online Master of Science in Cybersecurity program at University of Maryland University College, you'll learn how cyber security technology underpins the success of organizations and national critical infrastructures. 

Overview

Modern executives need to be able to use that technology, as well as people and policy, to minimize risks while ensuring success for their organizations. They need to balance risks and opportunities holistically through an interdisciplinary lens. This innovative graduate program in Cybersecurity at University of Maryland University College offers that wide perspective, providing a blend of people, policy, and technology skills to help prepare the modern digital strategists that organizations need.

Through your coursework, you will learn how to

  • Prevent network attacks through business impact and vulnerability assessments
  • Detect and mitigate cyber attacks through tools, techniques, and penetration testing
  • Develop a business continuity plan in the event of an attack
  • Apply digital protection techniques across operating systems and mobile platforms
  • Manage security architecture and operations
  • Integrate digital forensics investigative techniques
  • Identify system vulnerabilities and solve problems with intrusion detection tactics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communicating, Problem Solving, and Leading in Cybersecurity
  • Cyberspace and Cybersecurity Foundations
  • Prevention of Cyber Attack Methodologies
  • Advanced Cyber Exploitation and Mitigation Methodologies
  • Digital Forensics Technology and Practices
  • Capstone in Cybersecurity

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
  • English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    659 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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