UMES Online

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    Earn your degree from anywhere with UMES Online! Our affordable online graduate degree program in Cybersecurity Engineering Technology is designed to meet your needs as a busy adult learner. You will have 24/7 online access to complete your coursework; allowing you to pick the time that is most convenient to learn.

    Degree Program Overview
    The graduate program leads to a Master of Science in Cybersecurity Engineering Technology. The program is offered completely on-line with courses being offered three times per year, i.e. fall, spring, and summer terms. The 33 credit program consists of 12 semester hours of core courses, and 21 semester hours of elective courses. The program focuses on:

    • Network Security
    • Mobile Wireless Networking and Security
    • System Integrity for Cybersecurity
    • Cybersecurity Administration 

    Admission Requirements
    Admission requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a technology-related field, such as: Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Information Technology, Software or Computer Engineering, Networking, Information Security or related disciplines. Applications from candidates with bachelor’s degrees in non-technical fields may be considered for admission if they provide evidence of work experience in the field of Cybersecurity (such as a letter from their current supervisor) and possess one or more industry standard security certifications. All applicants must show a strong record of academic achievement, as indicated by official transcript(s), three letters of recommendation, and satisfactory scores on either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate anagement Admission Test (GMAT). Update: The GRE requirement will be waived for the Summer 2016 cohort!

    Want More Information?
    Feel free to contact us by telephone or email. We will be excited to talk with you or mail you additional information on our program. Phone: 410-651-6465 or email:

    The online graduate degree program in Cybersecurity Engineering Technology is currently only accepting students who are full time residents of the state of Maryland.