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Online Bachelor's Degree: Cybersecurity Technology

Cybersecurity Technology
Bachelor of Science
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $324 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Build career-focused computing skills and ensure the digital safety of your organization with an online bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity technology from University of Maryland Global Campus. Connect and network with similar-minded peers and learn from highly regarded faculty members who are experts in the field. Save time and money on your cybersecurity degree thanks to our variety of scholarship opportunities and our generous transfer credit policy. Why wait? Take the first step and apply today!

Build Knowledge in Information Technology, Information Security, Network Security, & More

This program is a great fit for students looking to advance in their careers and earn a market-tested credential in the cybersecurity field. This innovative and dynamic online program is designed to help you take a well-rounded approach and learn the principles, procedures, and technologies needed to secure an organization. You will familiarize yourself with the basics of IT and computer networks while also learning the latest troubleshooting, ethical hacking, and monitoring strategies. Our cybersecurity technology courses are taught by full-time cybersecurity professionals who bring their practical knowledge and skillsets to the classroom with them.

Here are a few benefits of this online cybersecurity degree program:

  • Take courses that may help prepare you for several important cybersecurity certifications, including CompTIA A+, (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert. 

  • Join one of our cyber- or IT-focused student organizations like the computing club or Upsilon Pi Epsilon (the international honor society for computing and IT).

  • Try out for the award-winning Cybersecurity Competition Team to gain hands-on experience and hone your skills in the Virtual Security Lab and nationwide competitions.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2024–2025 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each bachelor’s degree webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all bachelor’s degrees.

Develop Career-Ready Skills in Cybersecurity Technology

Graduates of this cybersecurity program may be able to develop crucial, in-demand skills that are important in cybersecurity jobs. In our hands-on courses, you may gain experience in penetration testing, ethical hacking, systems engineering, cloud computing, packet analysis, system administration, information security, network security, and more.  Our program directors refresh and update the curriculum regularly, with a focus on helping students achieve the following:

Unlock Your Career Potential

This degree program is designed for mid-level professionals hoping to advance their careers in a high demand industry. A cybersecurity degree may help you qualify for cybersecurity jobs such as security engineer, systems administrator, solutions architect, Linux systems administrator, information security analyst, information systems manager, cybersecurity analyst, cybersecurity engineer, and more. 

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Open Jobs
There are more than 570,000 job openings for cybersecurity professionals across the United States.
Source: CyberSeek | Cybersecurity Supply/Demand Heat Map | Last Reviewed: March 8, 2024
Cybersecurity Professionals
There are currently more than 1.1 million people employed in the cybersecurity profession.
Source: CyberSeek | Cybersecurity Supply/Demand Heat Map | Last Reviewed: March 8, 2024
Annual Cost of Cybercrime
The annual cost of damages resulting from cybercrime is set to reach $10.5 trillion by 2025.
Source: Cybersecurity Ventures & eSentire | “2022 Official Cybercrime Report” | 2022

Practice Real-World Skills in Your Cybersecurity Technology Courses 

Throughout your curriculum, your instructors will assign hands-on coursework that will help you prioritize real-world skills and experience. In past courses, students have been able to complete the following course projects: 

  • Design a “subnet” to protect an organization from network attacks.  
  • Simulate an SQL injection on a website for an organization.  
  • Simulate a penetration test on a corporate network. 

Explore UMGC Cybersecurity Insights

Gain insight from our faculty and staff and delve deeper into a range of topics, including hands-on projects; information security, cyber attacks, and incident response; cybersecurity salaries and career paths; cloud-based learning; and more.


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