M.Sc. Online


University of Maryland Global Campus

12 months
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
504 USD/credit 18144 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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. 


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


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.


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.

Our partners

University of Maryland Global Campus


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!