Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Engineering
University of Maryland-College Park

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Engineering program from the University of Maryland-College Park is designed to merge engineering applications with computer science principles. Courses explore topics such as:

  • Information Assurance 
  • Hacking of C programs & Unix Binaries
  • Network Security
  • Secure Operating Systems
  • Networks & Protocols
  • Security Tools for Information Security

Requirements

  • For full admission, applicants must have a bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering, computer science, applied mathematics, or physics from an accredited institution
  • For provisional admission, applicants must have a degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in a closely related field of study, such as information technology, information assurance, and computer information systems and must also possess at least one of the following certifications:
    • CompTIA Security +
    • GIAC GSEC
    • Certified Ethical Hacker
  • Transcript(s)
  • Two letters of recommendation are required for applicants with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0
  • Statement of purpose

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education