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Admissions: Master's Degree

Application Dates

The application deadline for Spring 2017 is December 1
Spring 2017 Classes Start: January 30, 2017

The application deadline for Fall 2017 is August 1
Fall 2017 Classes Start: August 30, 2017

Admissions Requirements:

Applicants to the MPS degree program are expected to have current IT or cybersecurity industry experience and/or a solid academic background in computer science, information systems, or a related field.  Those without technical backgrounds must demonstrate other relevant professional or academic expertise that may qualify them for admission.

Application Process:

Applications for the Master's program are accepted for the Fall and Spring semesters. To apply, complete a Degree-Seeking UMBC Graduate School Application and use program name: CYBERSECURITY (MPS)

  1. Apply online
    • Submit your statement of goals as an attachment in the “Academic Goals and Research Interests” section
    • Recommendations are optional. Please put N/A in these fields if you choose not to enter names of references.
    • Complete residency information to be reviewed for in-state tuition rates
  2. Request official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions to be sent to UMBC Graduate School, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 or emailed to gradschool@umbc.edu.
  3. Submit resume to gradschool@umbc.edu or rcjones@umbc.edu.

Your application should include the following documents: (Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.)

Mailing Instructions

All application documents should be mailed to:
UMBC Graduate School, MPS: Cybersecurity
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

If you require further assistance, please contact Rickeysha Jones or call 301-738-6285 .



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