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Online Undergraduate Certificate


Vulnerability Assessment
Undergraduate Certificate
  • 21 credits
  • Transfer up to 9 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $318 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Learn how to identify system vulnerabilities in this online certificate program.

The online vulnerability assessment certificate program at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to examine software for embedded vulnerabilities—whether they are accidental or malicious—that create weaknesses that may be exploited by hackers. In this program, you’ll learn techniques to identify such flaws in software.

Total Credits Required: 21

  • CMIS 102
    You may be able to waive this course if you have prior programming experience.
  • CMIS 141
  • CMIS 242
  • CMIS 320
  • (3 Credits, SDEV 300)
  • (3 Credits, SDEV 325)
  • (3 Credits, SDEV 360)

Apply Credit to a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development & Security

If you complete this certificate program, you may be able to apply the certificate’s required coursework to major course requirements for the bachelor’s degree in software development and security.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023–2024 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Undergraduate Certificate Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

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Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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