Creating Moments. Building Your Future.

Creating Moments. Building Your Future.

Accelerate Your Career in Cyber or IT

Take Cyber Classes in Hampton Roads

The cybersecurity and IT job markets are hot—Cybersecurity job postings increased 91 percent between 2010 and 2014.1 Arm yourself for the cyber battlefield with a bachelor's or master's degree from University of Maryland University College that will help you gain the confidence you need to stand out and make a difference.

Earn up to 90 transfer credits for prior college coursework, military, and work experience. Get local support with dedicated UMUC advisors and take classes online or in a hybrid format in the Hampton Roads region.

Complete the form on the right to learn how UMUC can help you advance in your career and be sure to stop by and visit us at any of our Hampton Roads locations:

  • Joint Base Langley-Eustis (two UMUC locations)
  • Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek
  • Naval Air Station Oceana
  • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
  • Naval Station Norfolk (offers graduate cyber classes in hybrid format)

Advisors are available at these locations. Base access is required.

Degrees & Certificates to Propel Your Career

A bachelor's degree, master's degree, or certificate in cybersecurity or IT can help you unlock your career potential.

  • Bachelor's degrees: Get your foot in the door with a bachelor's degree in cybersecurity management and policy, computer networks and cybersecurity, computer science, digital media and web technology, software development and security, and more.

  • Master's degrees: Take your education to the next level with a master's degree in cybersecurity technology, cybersecurity management and policy, digital forensics and cyber investigation, information technology, and more.

  • Certificates: Develop your cybersecurity and IT skills and credentials quickly, in only 12 to 18 credits. Later, you could apply your credits toward a degree.

An Education You Can Afford

We work hard to help you find ways to cover the cost of your degree without breaking the bank and will explore all of the ways we can help make a college education affordable for you.

  • Reduced undergraduate military tuition: Eligible military personnel and their families pay a lower rate, regardless of where they live.

  • Discounted tuition for federal employees: Federal employees and their spouses and dependents save up to 25 percent on out-of-state tuition for and specialty graduate programs.2

  • Scholarship for community college graduates: Eligible Maryland community college graduates can earn a bachelor's degree for $12,000 or less.

Plus, you can explore several more ways to make your degree more affordable:

  • Scholarships, federal financial aid, loans, and grants

  • An interest-free monthly payment plan

  • Tuition Assistance and/or veterans educational benefits, if you're eligible

Learn at a Military-Friendly State University

We know the military—more than half of UMUC students are active-duty servicemembers, veterans, spouses, or military family members. We draw on that experience to make sure you have everything you need to succeed.

  • Dedicated military advisors: Many of our advisors served in the military themselves and can help you navigate benefits, services, and payment options.

  • Online and hybrid classes: UMUC offers flexible classes to accommodate your schedule and has more than 140 locations worldwide to serve you. Our hybrid classes meet the VA's requirements for in-residence training and may qualify veterans for full monthly housing payments under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.3

  • Resources specifically for veterans: Benefit from a wide range of resources for veterans, including VetSuccess on Campus and the Veterans Resource Center; a one-stop source designed to give you the support you need to succeed in school and in your career.

  • A respected degree: Stand out with a degree from an accredited state university and member of the University System of Maryland.

Earn Nearly $1M more over your lifetime with a college degree1

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of management jobs require or prefer a bachelor's degree or higher5

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of jobs posted online each month require a bachelor's degree or higher6

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