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    There Are 300K+ Cyber Job Openings in the United States*

    There Are 300K+ Cyber Job Openings in the United States*

    Prepare for a successful future by earning a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or certificate in cybersecurity at University of Maryland Global Campus. Learn to protect valuable data assets and develop next-generation cyber skills to anticipate and avoid cyber threats. With online and hybrid course options, an award-winning cyber competition team, and multiple industry connections, UMGC is a leader in cybersecurity education and training. Our cybersecurity programs can help you

    • Gain cutting-edge knowledge and skills through coursework designed by industry experts
    • Gain hands-on experience and learn from knowledgeable faculty
    • Prepare for industry certification exams like CCNA, A+, Network+, Security+, and CISSP

    Study at a Respected State University

    Study at a Respected State University

    A respected and accredited public state university, UMGC won the SC Magazine award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program two years in a row and the EC-Council Academia Circle of Excellence Award in 2018.

    UMGC has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security and as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the Defense Cyber Crime Center Academic Cyber Curriculum Alliance.

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    UMUC Is Now UMGC

    UMUC Is Now UMGC

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is now University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC). We were founded more than 70 years ago specifically to serve the higher education needs of working adults and servicemembers. Today, we continue our global tradition with online and hybrid courses, more than 140 classroom and service locations worldwide, and more than 90 degrees, certificates, and specializations backed by the reputation of a state university and the University System of Maryland.

    Share in Our Rich Military Heritage

    Share in Our Rich Military Heritage

    We have been serving the higher education needs of the U.S. Armed Forces since 1947. Today, we enroll more than 50,000 active-duty military servicemembers, reservists, veterans, and their family members, and we boast the following accolades:

    • Military Times ranked UMGC as the top public university in its 2019 Best for Vets survey of online and nontraditional colleges and universities
    • Military Times also ranked UMGC as the No. 4 cybersecurity program in the United States for 2018
    • Military Advanced Education & Transition named UMGC a Top School in its 2018 Guide to Colleges & Universities
    • U.S. Veterans Magazine ranked UMGC among the Best of the Best: Top Veteran-Friendly Schools in 2018

    Explore Ways to Make Your Degree Affordable

    Explore Ways to Make Your Degree Affordable

    We are committed to helping you find ways to meet, manage, and lower your education costs. You can explore the following options:

    • Scholarships, Federal financial aid, loans, and grants for those who qualify
    • Our interest-free monthly payment plan
    • No-cost electronic resources that have replaced textbooks in nearly every course
    • Tuition assistance and/or veterans education benefits for those who qualify
    • A discount for eligible Federal employees and their spouses and dependents

    Plus, you can fast-track your bachelor’s degree by transferring up to 90 credits for prior education, military training, and work experience.