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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.

Spring 2017 Learning Sessions

  • CompTIA A+ Certification (4 CEUs)

    Learn everything you need to know in order to serve as the only Technology Professional for a small business or non-profit organization. Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, manage, and upgrade all hardware and software in the organization. Setup, configure, manage and troubleshoot networking equipment: NICs, Routers, Switches, and Cables.

    Prepare for the premier Information Technology Certification exam, CompTIA’s A+ certification, making each student a certified Information Technology Support Specialists.

    14 sessions
    Tuition: $2,500 Lab Fee: $50
    CA6529
       Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., March 13-May 3 (classroom lab)

    textbook:
    CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 Cert Guide by Mike Meyers
    (Available for purchase through Amazon.com.)

  • CompTIA Network+ (3 CEUs)

    The CompTIA Network+ certification is the sign of a qualified networking professional. Microsoft includes CompTIA Network+ in their Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) program, and other corporations such as Novell, Cisco and HP also recognize CompTIA Network+ as part of their certification tracks. CompTIA Network+ certification is a vendor-neutral certification considered by many employers as a prerequisite for entry-level IT employment in the area of IT networks. Network+ certification signifies that the individual is capable of performing tasks such as installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of common networking systems. CompTIA Network+ certification serves as a solid foundation for other networking and IT certification programs offered by vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco. ATI's hands-on Network+ class not only prepares you for certification, we also give you the tools needed for on-the-job success. This course prepares you for CompTIA's Network+ certification N10-006.

    12 sessions
    Tuition: $2,000 Lab Fee: $75
    CN5287
       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., March 14-May 4 (classroom lab)

    textbook:
     CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide by Keith Barker and Kevin Wallace
    (Available for purchase through Amazon.com.)
  • CompTIA Security+ (3 CEUs)

    CompTIA Security+ certification designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of security, one of the fastest growing fields in IT. CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in: Network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security, access control and identity management, cryptography. CompTIA Security+ not only ensures that candidates will apply knowledge of security concepts, tools, and procedures to react to security incidents; it ensures that security personnel are anticipating security risks and guarding against them. ATI's scenario based labs offered in the Security+ course ensures that you learn the concepts tools and procedures needed to react to various security incidents at a workplace. This course prepares you for CompTIA's Security+ certification SY0-401.

    20 sessions
    Tuition: $2,000 Lab Fee: $50
    CS6527
      Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., March 13-May 3 (classroom lab)

    textbook: CompTIA Security+: Get Certified Get Ahead: SY0-401 Study Guide by Darril Gibson
  • Cisco CCENT Certification (3 CEUs)

    The 100-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) is the exam associated with the CCENT certification and a tangible first step in achieving the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) course. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills required to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office network. The exam includes topics on the Operation of IP Data Networks; LAN Switching Technologies; IP Addressing (IPv4 & IPv6); IP Routing Technologies; IP Services (DHCP, NAT, ACLs); Network Device Security; Basic Troubleshooting.

    10 sessions
    Tuition: $3,000 Lab Fee: $65
    CT401
       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., March 14-April 13 (classroom lab)

    textbook: CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Study Guide: Exam 100-105, Exam 200-105, Exam 200-125 2nd Edition by Todd Lammle
  • Cisco CCNA Certification (3 CEUs)

     

    The 200-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) is the exam associated with the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) version 2 course. The exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills required to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium-size enterprise branch network. The exam includes topics on LAN switching technologies, IP routing technologies, IP services (FHRP, syslog, SNMP v2 and v3), troubleshooting, and WAN technologies.

    10 sessions
    Tuition: $2,000 Lab Fee: $75
    CT501
       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., April 18-May 18 (classroom lab)

    textbook: CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Study Guide: Exam 100-105, Exam 200-105, Exam 200-125 2nd Edition by Todd Lammle
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) Certification (4 CEUs)

     

    CISSP® certification is a globally recognized standard of achievement that confirms an individual's knowledge in the field of information security. It was the first certification in the field of information security to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024. CISSPs are information assurance professionals who define the architecture, design, management and/or controls that assure the security of business environments. The CISSP curriculum covers subject matter in a variety of Information Security topics. The CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) establishes a common framework of information security terms and principles that allow information security professionals worldwide.

    12 sessions
    Tuition: $6,500 Lab Fee: $100
    SP801
      Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., March 13-April 26 (classroom lab)

    textbook: CISSP (ISC) 2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional Official Study Guide 7th Edition by James M. Stewart, Mike Chapple, Darril Gibson
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification (4 CEUs)

     

    This is the worlds most advanced ethical hacking course with 19 of the most current security domains any ethical hacker will ever want to know when they are planning to beef up the information security posture of their organization. The goal of this course is to help you master an ethical hacking methodology that can be used in a penetration testing or ethical hacking situation. You will walk out of this class with hacking skills that are highly in demand, as well as the internationally recognized certified ethical hacker certification! This course prepares you for EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker exam 312-50.

    20 sessions
    Tuition: $3,500 Lab Fee: $75
    CE601
       Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., March 14-May 18 (classroom lab)

    textbook: CEH v9: Certified Ethical Hacker Version 9 Study Guide 3rd Edition by Oriyano

Spring 2017 Complete Program Tracks

  • Cyber Security Network Defense (12 CEUs / 2017 Cohort 2)

    NDP17602   Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., March 13-June 29

  • Information Security Data Management (12 CEUs / 2017 Cohort 2)

    DMP17602   Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., March 13-June 29

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.