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Admissions: Master's Degree

Application Dates

The application deadline for Fall 2018 is August 15
Fall 2018 Classes Start: August 29

The application deadline for Spring 2018 is December 1

Admissions Requirements:

Applicants to the MPS degree program are expected to have current IT or cybersecurity industry experience and/or a solid academic background in computer science, information systems, or a field related to working in cybersecurity. Those without such backgrounds must demonstrate other relevant professional or academic expertise that may qualify them for admission.

Application Process:

Applications for the Master's program are accepted for the Fall and Spring semesters:

Your application should include the following documents: (Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.)

Mailing Instructions

All application documents should be mailed to:
UMBC Graduate School, MPS: Cybersecurity
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

If you require further assistance, please contact Rickeysha Jones or call 301-738-6285.



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