For four years running (2009-2012), UMBC was ranked #1 in the U.S. News and World Report's list of "national up-and-coming" universities. Our Cybersecurity programs allow you to:
- Learn from both research faculty and industry practitioners
- Acquire the latest knowledge and skills and get the preparation you need to make meaningful contributions to the field
- Develop a network of fellow students and faculty that will benefit you throughout your career
- Choose either a post graduate certificate or master's degree
UMBC is conveniently located off I-95 near BWI Airport, just 10 miles from Fort Meade, home of U.S. Cyber Command.
Whether you already have a degree in a technical discipline or are seeking to enter the cybersecurity field from another profession, UMBC's new cybersecurity graduate programs will help you pursue new opportunities in the cybersecurity marketplace.
For a quick program reference, download the Program Fact Sheet (PDF)
UMBC is certified as a Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE) as well as a Center of Academic Excellence in Research (CAE-R) sponsored by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).