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Noncredit and Continuing Education

The college offers noncredit certificates and other learning opportunities to support professionals in the Baltimore area and throughout Maryland.

We provide innovative, accessible and relevant continuing education offerings aligned with local workforce needs, including:

Information Technology Academy
The University of Baltimore's continuing education program offers a series of cohort learning sessions in which students gain specialized knowledge in high-demand fields, preparing them for immediate success in the workplace. These sessions support student learning related to information technology and security in such areas as Network Engineering, Information Technology Security Auditing & Cyber Forensic Investigation, Database Management, Healthcare Informatics and Information Technology Project Management. The academy is particularly relevant for students in UB's undergraduate Forensic Studies program and graduate Forensic Science - High Technology Crime program.

Fall 2015 Learning Sessions

  • Junior Network Engineer: Part 1 (4 CEUs)

    This course is prepares future information technology professionals for the workforce by giving them the skills needed to work on small and large networks as entry network engineers. The course covers topics on the CompTIA Network+ objectives as and the Cisco CCENT objectives. This course is ideal for students with some familiarity computers and with a strong interest in working with Local Area Networks. Industry exam preparation and testing is provided at the end of the course for interested students (check CompTIA and Cisco’s websites for cost of industry exams).

    20 sessions
    Tuition: $4,800 Lab Fees: $175
       Mondays and Wednesdays 9/7–11/11 *hybrid (online lecture/classroom lab)
    NC85384   Saturdays 9/5–11/7 *hybrid (online lecture/classroom lab)

    textbook 1: CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide by Keith Barker and Kevin Wallace
    textbook 2: CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-101 Official Cert Guide 1st Edition by Wendell Odom

  • Junior Security Analyst: Part 1 (4 CEUs)

    This course satisfies the dual needs of preparing graduates to fill the need for information security and assurance professionals to work in a wide variety of capacities to protect the information systems of different types of organizations, and to support the nation’s information infrastructure. This course focuses on the technical aspects of information security, examining ways to provide secure information processing systems by utilizing operating systems security; distributed secure system architectures, database security, software applications security, security policies and applications security.

    20 sessions
    Tuition: $4,800 Lab Fees: $80
       Tuesdays and Thursdays 9/8–11/12 *hybrid (online lecture/classroom lab)
    NC64558   Saturdays 9/5–11/7 *hybrid (online lecture/classroom lab)

    textbook 1: CompTIA Security+: Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-401 Study Guide by Darril Gibson
    textbook 2: Vulnerability Management by Park Foreman

Maryland Certified Public Manager® Program
Offered through the Schaefer Center for Public Policy, the program gives managers and supervisors a leg up through a nationally accredited leadership development program that focuses on the comprehensive, applied management skills needed to meet the complex demands and challenges of the 21st century. The 14-month, nonresidential program is geared toward state, local and nonprofit employees who supervise or manage employees or large projects.

Roper Victim Assistance Academy of Maryland
The academy is a 40-hour, academically-based education and training program that covers a broad array of topics in victimology, victim's rights and services and victim advocacy throughout the criminal and juvenile processes. Led and coordinated by School of Criminal Justice faculty and staff, the award-winning academy also sponsors advanced trainings for victim service professionals and victim advocates and provides additional networking opportunities through its alumni association.