UMBC undergraduate students have the option of applying to the BS/MPS program in their junior or senior year and may take up to nine graduate credits that can be applied to both their undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students benefit by shortening the time to degree completion, experience the cost savings of taking graduate courses at undergraduate tuition rates, experience flexible learning options (some courses taught in evening or in hybrid format) and gain practical knowledge and skills.
For students who are eager to gain skills that will make them competitive candidates in the Cybersecurity job market, our accelerated BS/MPS program is the ideal solution. Gain the skills that employers are looking for while building a network of professional mentors and industry insiders, all at a fraction of the cost and in a fraction of the time that a traditional Master's would require.
Our Accelerated BS/MPS programs are rigorous and demanding, so interested students should become familiar with the admissions and program requirements, which are outlined below.
In order to ensure timly review of your application, please apply for your spot in our Accelerated Cybersecurity BS/MPS program by completing the following steps:
In order to best serve our students' career goals, UMBC is proud to offer a wide variety of Accelerated BS programs in a range of disciplines. In addition to our BS/MPS programs, we also offer a variety of 4-course professional certificates which can be completed in just one semester. You can learn more about all of our accelerated programs and their benefits by visiting our Accelerated site here.