Cybersecurity at UMBC-Shady Grove Virtual Open House

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Hear career success stories from 3 alumni in under 2 minutes!

In this video, three graduates of our program share their experiences describing how UMBC’s Cybersecurity program not only equipped them with technical expertise, but also instilled a sense of resilience and belief in their abilities to tackle any obstacle that comes their way.

Watch our information session to learn more about our cybersecurity graduate programs.

Join Graduate Program Director Dr. Behnam Shariati as he delves into the curriculum, esteemed faculty, and industry connections that make UMBC-Shady Grove a top choice for aspiring cybersecurity professionals.

Average Completion Time

  • 3 years (Master’s part-time)
  • 1 year (Certificate part-time)

Credit Hours

  • 30 (Master’s)
  • 12 (Certificate)

Tuition & Fees

Start Date

  • Spring/Fall