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Certificate in Cyber Foundations


This program provides candidates with the skills, knowledge and credentials required to successfully begin a career in the field of Information Technology. This program was designed by UMBC Training Centers in collaboration with senior executives and technical staff from the Department of Defense, leading Government Contractors, and Fortune 500 companies.

There is a severe shortage of IT professionals with the skills, certifications, and problem solving abilities necessary to meet the nation's Cyber Defense challenge. And this shortage is expected to persist for years. This represents a tremendous career opportunity for motivated individuals with the right skills and certifications.

Here are the top qualifications sought by every organization, large or small:
  • Demonstrable technical skills in Systems Administration and Computer Networking
  • DoD 8570 Certifications for DoD agencies and contractors supporting them
  • A recognized IT Industry Certification in systems or networking
  • Strong problem solving abilities and communication skills
  • High level of professionalism and willingness to work hard
The Certificate in Cyber Foundations includes the following three courses: Tuition includes course materials, 3 certification exams, and 1 year audit privilege (*restrictions may apply).


This program is suitable for individuals seeking to enter the fields of Information Technology and Cybersecurity. This program prepares students for employment with government agencies, government contractors and commercial enterprises in the Mid-Atlantic region. This Certificate program is offered in response to industry’s need for qualified employees with the right certifications and problem solving skills to be effective in system support and information security.


Students taking this program should have good end-user skills with Windows®-based personal computers, a strong interest in computers and technology, and good problem solving skills.


In addition to the times below, UMBC Training Centers can also schedule daytime or off hours cohort programs for corporations or government agencies, either at UMBC Training Centers, on customer premises, or on-line.

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Session Dates Session Time Location Price Registration
10/15/18 - 3/20/19 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday & Wednesday
Columbia $5495.00

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.