Academics
M.P.S. in Cybersecurity

The Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.): Cybersecurity is a 30-credit graduate program that will provide an advanced-level of education to professionals working or interested in the region's cybersecurity industry.

Through the UMBC Cybersecurity Master’s Program, students learn the origins, nature and current issues in cybersecurity. The program equips students with a strong understanding of the technical components of the cybersecurity field and in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity strategy, policy and management. With exposure to both research faculty and industry practitioners, students will acquire the latest knowledge and skills that will prepare them to make meaningful contributions to the field.

With reputation, industry relevance and convenient locations, including at The Universities at Shady Grove, UMBC is uniquely positioned to provide education and training that respond to the region’s need for qualified technical professionals in the cybersecurity field.

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Program Contact

Behnam Shariati, Assistant Graduate Program Director

shariati@umbc.edu                                                                                                   301-738-6019                                                                                                            III-4153

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