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Certificate in Cybersecurity


There is a severe shortage of information technology professionals with the credentials and capabilities needed to meet the nation's many cybersecurity challenges. This shortage is expected to persist for years, representing a tremendous career opportunity for IT professionals who possess the aptitude and the passion to succeed in the field of cybersecurity.
The Certificate in Cybersecurity combines expert instruction from industry practitioners, significant hands-on lab-based exercises, competency-based assessments and valuable industry certifications to prepare candidates to transition into the field of cybersecurity.
The Certificate in Cybersecurity includes the following courses:
  • Cisco Router & Switch Configuration & Administration – Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
  • Linux for Cyber Fundamentals
  • Linux for Cyber Administration
  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking Tools & Methodologies – Certified Ethical Hacker
Successful graduates of the program will earn their Cisco CCENT and EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications and will receive a Certificate in Cybersecurity from UMBC Training Centers. They will additionally be eligible for 9 recommended credit hours by the American Council on Education’s Credit Recommendation Service.


The cost of the Certificate in Cybersecurity is $7,495.00, which represents a 22% discount off the combined list prices of the underlying courses.

Tuition includes all course materials, hands-on labs, certification examinations, and 1-year course retake privilege (*restrictions may apply). This program is eligible for SallieMae Career Training loans, Workforce funding and VA funding for military veterans. Additionally, UMBC Training Centers offers a 4-payment Payment Plan for eligible candidates.


This program is suitable for individuals with entry level experience or education/training in information technology, including graduates of our Certificate in Cyber Foundations program.

Graduates of this program are eligible for entry into our Certificate in Cyber Operations program or for advanced placement in our Certified Cyber Analyst/Operator program.

Group Training Available

UMBC Training Centers can deliver any of our courses in a group training environment at our facilities or yours. Group training can be an effective and economical method to quickly assure competency and consistency of knowledge and skills within an organization or department.