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Management: Intelligence 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 intelligence management at University of Maryland Global Campus will prepare you for professional positions in the fields of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, target analysis, intelligence collection, operations and analysis, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, and counterproliferation, cyber intelligence and espionage, resource management, intelligence sharing and partnerships, emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, and intelligence policy and oversight for national security and law enforcement management. You’ll apply critical thinking, research, and analysis skills to the study of advanced technology integration, cyber threats, intelligence budgets, communications, leadership, workforce development, interagency collaboration with public and private national security organizations, and intelligence reform, as well as to the priorities, laws, and policies regulating the U.S. intelligence community.

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, INMS 600)

  • (3 Credits, INMS 610)

  • (3 Credits, INMS 620)

  • (3 Credits, INMS 630)

  • (3 Credits, INMS 640)

  • (3 Credits, INMS 650)

  • (3 Credits, INMS 660)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for positions of greater responsibility in areas such as intelligence collection, analysis, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, intelligence-led law enforcement, oversight, policy, acquisition, budget, and human capital management in the public and private sectors.

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)
  • 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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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)
  • 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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