Virtual Open House September 5, 2012 Agenda • About UMUC • Online Education • A Sample of Program Offerings • Credit for Prior Education and Work Experience Emily Mitchell • UMUC Student Support Services • Benefits for ManTech Employees • A Student’s Story • Getting Started at UMUC • Frequently Asked Questions Sheba Gopaul About UMUC • UMUC is 1 of 11 accredited, degree- granting institutions in the University System of Maryland • UMUC was founded in 1947, primarily to serve the military overseas • Today, UMUC has expanded to serve over 92,000 students worldwide • In fact, UMUC is the largest public university in the U.S. • UMUC’s focus remains on the unique educational and professional development needs of adult learners Online Education Online education provides a flexible option for busy, working adults • Finish your degree without leaving your job or other responsibilities • Access course content at your convenience—24 hours a day, seven days a week • Interact with classmates from around the world through conferences and discussions Online Education • UMUC is a world leader in online education offering more than 95 bachelor and master’s degree programs and certificates fully online • UMUC has won numerous awards, including: • The Sloan Consortium Award for Excellence in Institution-Wide Asynchronous Learning Network Programming • MDLA and USDLA awards for the Doctor of Management program, the MBA, and teaching • UMUC also offers hybrid courses at locations throughout the D.C. metro area • UMUC’s online courses are asynchronous - attend class when and where you want, without interrupting your job or personal life Online Education UMUC 411 offers a free, week-long online test drive of UMUC’s learning management system, WebTycho Undergraduate Programs Undergraduate Degrees Business Administration Computer and Information Science Computer Networks and Security Cybersecurity Information Systems Management Undergraduate Certificates Management Foundations Project Management* *Pending state approval Undergraduate Programs Undergraduate Degrees Business Administration Computer and Information Science Computer Networks and Security Cybersecurity Covers topics in: • Accounting Information Systems Management • Business law and public policy • Ethics and social responsibility • Finance Undergraduate Certificates • Human resource management • International business Management Foundations • Strategic and entrepreneurial Project Management* management • Organizational behavior, and • Statistical analysis *Pending state approval Undergraduate Programs Undergraduate Degrees Business Administration Computer and Information Science Computer Networks and Security Cybersecurity Information Systems Management Prepares students for careers as: Undergraduate Certificates • Network Managers • Systems Administrators Management Foundations • Network Security Analysts Project Management* *Pending state approval Undergraduate Programs Undergraduate Degrees Business Administration Computer and Information Science Computer Networks and Security Cybersecurity Information Systems Management Undergraduate Certificates Prepares students for careers as: • System Security Professionals Management Foundations • Senior System Managers Project Management* • System Administrators *Pending state approval Graduate Degree Programs Doctor of Management MBA MS Cybersecurity MS Cybersecurity Policy MS Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigations MS Information Technology MS Mgmt-Info Assurance MS Mgmt–Project Mgmt Graduate Degree Programs Doctor of Management MBA MS Cybersecurity MS Cybersecurity Policy MS Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigations Dual Degree Programs MS Information Technology • After earning 1st Master’s degree, earn 2nd MS Mgmt-Info Assurance with just 18 additional credits MS Mgmt–Project Mgmt • Many programs are available as dual degrees with the MBA Graduate Degree Programs Doctor of Management MBA MS Cybersecurity MS Cybersecurity Policy MS Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigations MS Information Technology • Accredited by the Global Accreditation Center of the Project Management Institute MS Mgmt-Info Assurance (PMI) MS Mgmt–Project Mgmt • Graduates receive 1,500 hours of project management experience toward earning their PMP credential • UMUC is an approved project management training provider by PMI Graduate Certificates Acquisition & Supply Chain Mgmt Cybersecurity Policy Cybersecurity Technology Foundations of Cybersecurity Information Assurance Leadership and Management Project Management • All of the courses in each certificate program earn credits that can be applied toward the parallel master’s degree • Example: Complete the Cybersecurity Technology certificate (3 6-credit courses) and have only 3 6-credit courses left to earn the MS in Cybersecurity Cybersecurity • Diverse, engaged, high-level “Think Tank” comprised of senior practitioners, military leaders and academicians • Designated an NSA/DHS National Center of Excellence in Information Assurance • UMUC was the first academic institution to map its curriculum to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) • Advanced virtual security lab enabling students to combat simulated cyber attacks Cybersecurity UMUC’s Cyber Programs 3 grad certificates: 3 Master’s degrees: Foundations Cybersecurity Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Policy Cybersecurity Policy Cybersecurity Digital Forensics Technology and Cyber Investigations Cybersecurity UMUC’s graduate degrees in Cybersecurity prepare students for the following career paths: MS Cybersecurity MS Cyber Policy MS Digital Forensics Chief security officer Cyber policy analyst Computer forensic specialist Cyber manager or administrator Cyber intelligence analyst Computer forensic examiner Cyber architect Federal, state, local government manager Cyber operations analyst Legislative aid Cyber engineer Secure software assurance engineer Cyber operations planner DoD 8570 Certifications • UMUC’s offers undergraduate courses designed to help prepare students for DoD 8570 certification exams • Students may be able to select the certification exam as the final exam for the course • UMUC certification course advantages Courses are for credit and therefore eligible for tuition reimbursement Most are available online UMUC is a low cost provider based on published rates DoD 8570 Certifications • These are undergraduate courses • Earn college credit • Each course is 3 credits, 8 weeks long • UMUC also accepts certifications for credit Transfer Credit Undergraduate Transfer Credit Policies • Up to 90 credits from a regionally accredited 4-year institution • Up to 70 credits from a regionally accredited 2-year institution • Up to 60 credits from examinations • Up to 60 credits for military training and experience • Up to 21 vocational/technical credits • Total number transferred not to exceed 90 credits Graduate Transfer Credit Polices • Up to 6 from a regionally accredited institution if related to the student's program of study • The MBA, Executive programs, Doctor of Management, and Cybersecurity programs do not accept transfer credit. Credit for Work Experience Earn undergraduate credit for previous work experience and learning outside the classroom • Prior Learning – earn up to 30 credits through Course Challenge or Portfolio Development • Co-op Program – earn 3-6 credits for on-the-job learning • Examinations – earn up to 60 credits from AP, DLPT, USAFI, DANTES, CLEP, Excelsior College Exams, HRCI and other professional certification exams Student Support Services UMUC provides resources and activities to help students succeed, including: • Library • Advising • Career Services • Tutoring and mentoring • Effective Writing Center • Academic clubs and honor societies • 24/7 technical support All are available entirely online Benefits for ManTech Employees • ManTech employees, spouses, and dependents are eligible for a 25% discount on out-of-state tuition ** ** excludes MBA, graduate cybersecurity, executive, and doctoral programs • A single point of contact at UMUC – Corporate Learning Solutions, firstname.lastname@example.org • A customized portal for step-by-step application and enrollment instructions – www.umuc.edu/mantech A Student Story “ There are a lot of challenging courses with great professors helping you reach your educational and career goals.” Sheba Gopaul Senior Account Manager Corporate Learning Solutions Getting Started - Admissions • Submit the online application at www.umuc.edu/mantech • No SAT, GRE, or GMAT examinations required • Undergraduate: • Must have completed high school or the GED exam • Submit transcripts during first semester • Graduate: • Must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university • Submit transcripts before admission Getting Started - Schedule Undergraduate Sessions Getting Started - Schedule Graduate Sessions Getting Started - Tuition Undergraduate Graduate In-state $251 $458 Out-of-state $499 $659 Discounted Out-of- $374.25 $494.25 state Graduate Cyber/MBA n/a $694 • All tuition is per credit hour • Example: The cost of CMIT 202 for a ManTech employee living in VA is $1,122.75 Frequently Asked Questions 1. How do I get started? 2. How will I pay for this? 3. How do I get my application fee waived? 4. How do I know if my previous coursework will be transferred to UMUC? 5. How do I choose between the graduate cybersecurity programs? 6. Are there any technical prerequisites for the graduate cybersecurity programs? 7. Does UMUC offer online and face-to-face courses? Are the online courses self-paced? Still Have Questions?
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