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Cloud Computing Systems
Master of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online master’s degree program in cloud computing systems from University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to give you the technical and management skills you need to design, operate, and maintain cloud computing systems and help organizations transition to cloud-based solutions. Through a broad understanding of cloud technology and its relationship to business processes, including financial management, procurement, and communications, you’ll be able to design effective cloud environments—and ultimately become a strong asset in any organization.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Take the following courses in the order listed:

Foundation Course


  • (6 Credits, DCL 600T)

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, CCS 610)

  • (6 Credits, CCS 625)

  • (6 Credits, CCS 630)

  • (6 Credits, CCS 640)

Capstone Course


  • (6 Credits, CCS 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for positions in cloud computing, computer network architecture, network and computer systems administration, information technology project management, and computer systems analysis.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend academic and/or professional experience in information technology. If you need to improve your computing skills, we recommend you take
(0 Credits, ASC 605) before beginning this program. We recommend
(0 Credits, ASC 601) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Exactly 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Cloud Computing & Networking
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


With an online graduate certificate in cloud computing and networking from University of Maryland Global Campus, you'll have the opportunity to delve into the concepts underlying cloud computing, cloud services, and cloud applications and understand the benefits and risks associated with moving to cloud-based services. Learn about different cloud development platforms and the fundamental processes associated with implementing them.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (6 Credits, DCL 600T)
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  • ((course.cca625!id))
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you prepare for work in cloud engineering, infrastructure, and support.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Exactly 6
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Cybersecurity Management & Policy
Master of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


An online master’s degree in cybersecurity management and policy from University of Maryland Global Campus will help you gain the tools you need to place yourself on a management track in cybersecurity. Learn how to establish, implement, and oversee a cybersecurity structure for an organization, and create a security approach that combines technology, governance, and compliance perspectives.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Foundation Course


  • (6 Credits, CBR 600)

Core Course


  • (6 Credits, CMP 610)

  • (6 Credits, CMP 620)

  • (6 Credits, CMP 630)

  • (6 Credits, CMP 640)

Capstone Course


  • (6 Credits, CYB 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you prepare to join the management team in a public- or private-sector cybersecurity organization and develop and oversee cybersecurity policy. Potential career fields include cybersecurity and policy, data protection, and information security.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

If you do not have work experience in information technology, an IT academic background, or IT certifications, we strongly recommend you take
(0 Credits, ASC 605),
(0 Credits, ASC 609), and
(0 Credits, ASC 611). 
These courses will give you a foundation that will help you succeed in the program. We recommend
(0 Credits, ASC 601) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Exactly 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $694 per credit (in-state)
  • $694 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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