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Admission to the Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Leadership program is highly competitive and based on significant and relevant professional and managerial work experience and prior academic performance. Each applicant is considered on a case-by-case basis.

  • Undergraduate (or highest degree) transcript*
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • No GRE/GMAT required

*If your highest degree is not from an English-speaking institution you may be invited for an interview.

For more information, contact Samantha James at sjames@rhsmith.umd.edu or call 301.405.1934.

Current Tuition

This 15-credit course from the University of Maryland, College Park costs $13,500, plus a $75 application fee. College Park fees of around $800 also apply. Only $75 is due at time of application. Qualified students may apply to the Graduate School to have nine of their 15 certificate credits applied to graduate study in Information Systems at Smith, or Engineering (Cybersecurity Track) at Clark. There will be an additional fee due to the Graduate School for graduate degree study. Please contact Liz Barron at 301-405-5387 or if you have questions about the application, payment or degree credit transfer/application process. This program is ideal for many active service military and is popular with veterans using GI Bill funding. If you have questions about your VA benefits, please check out this information.


Robert H. Smith School of Business
Van Munching Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742

Most classes will take place in real time. Participants will also take part in collaborative online exercises extra to class.