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Management: Emergency Management
Master's Specialization

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


The online master’s in management specialization in emergency management at University of Maryland Global Campus will prepare you to plan and respond to natural and human-made disasters and emergencies in the United States. In this specialization, you’ll study the use of advanced technologies, emerging cyber and asymmetric threats, digital communication systems, global pandemic response and recovery, climate adaptation, continuity of operations, public and private partnerships, laws and policies, and ethical considerations in emergency management decision-making and planning. You’ll develop the practical skills needed for security risk assessments, strategic planning and prevention, staff coordination, deterrence, mitigation, protection, response, and operational recovery and design strategies and processes to secure individuals and critical infrastructure from natural and human-made threats.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, EMAN 600)

  • (3 Credits, EMAN 610)

  • (3 Credits, EMAN 620)

  • (3 Credits, HSMN 610)

  • (3 Credits, HSMN 630)

  • (3 Credits, EMAN 630)

  • (3 Credits, EMAN 670)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in hazard risk assessment; prevention, response, recovery, and mitigation planning and management; and strategy development to secure people, communities, and the built environment from natural or human-induced threats.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 620) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 640).

If you lack a recent background in statistics, you should take
(0 Credits, UCSP 630) before
(3 Credits, MGMT 650). Taking
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) is recommended to help improve writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 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)
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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Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigation
Master of Science

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


The online master’s degree in digital forensics and cyber investigation from University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to prepare you to meet the growing demand for investigative, leadership, and executive skills in analyzing and mitigating cyber crime. Learn how to determine whether a digital system has been attacked or compromised, and master reliable methods to identify, preserve, analyze, and present evidence for legal prosecution and administrative proceedings.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Take the following courses in the order listed:

Foundation Course


  • (6 Credits, CBR 600)

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, DFC 610)

  • (6 Credits, DFC 620)

  • (6 Credits, DFC 630)

  • (6 Credits, DFC 640)

Capstone Course


  • (6 Credits, CYB 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in government organizations, the private sector, and law enforcement agencies in the areas of computer and digital crime.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend a background in computing and programming. If you need to improve your computing skills, we recommend you take
(0 Credits, ASC 605). If you have not taken programming courses, we recommend you take
(0 Credits, ASC 609). We recommend
(0 Credits, ASC 601) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 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)
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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Homeland Security Management
Graduate Certificate

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


Prepare for a dynamic career protecting critical infrastructure with an online graduate certificate in homeland security management from University of Maryland Global Campus. You'll gain practical experience in performing security risk assessments, planning for and managing operational recovery, and developing strategies to protect people, facilities, and critical infrastructure. Coursework covers issues in emergency management, cybersecurity, bioterrorism, and energy security, as well as business management.

Program Highlights

In this program, you'll gain practical experience in performing security risk assessments, planning for and managing operational recovery, and developing strategies to protect people, facilities, and critical infrastructure.

Required Courses

Foundation Course


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)
The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (3 Credits, HSMN 610)
    (must be taken as one of the first two credit-bearing courses in the program)

  • (3 Credits, HSMN 625)

  • (3 Credits, HSMN 630)

  • (3 Credits, INFA 660)

  • (3 Credits, EMAN 620)
Career Preparation

This certificate is designed to help prepare you for management work in security risk assessments, operational recovery management, and strategy development to protect people, facilities, and critical infrastructure.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

This program is designed for midcareer professionals or those new to the field. We recommend you have strong writing and analytical skills. We recommend
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
15
Transfer Credits
Up to 3
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)
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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