UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Information Assurance
Faculty members at institutions throughout the world are
invited to apply for the
Fellows will have access to courseware using UMUCís proprietary WebTycho online platform and will interface with the Network & Security laboratory online asynchronously.† Successful graduates will be prepared to teach IA in an information technology-oriented program.† They will satisfy the requirements for certification as CNSS 4011, 4012, and 4013.† Upon completion of the program, they will teach a course online for UMUC.
The graduate Certificate in Information Technology Systems in Information Assurance deals with theory and topical issues, both technical and managerial, in the fields of information systems security and overall information security. The certificate provides a thorough knowledge base for managers and technology professionals concerned with the development and operation of secure information systems and the protection of an organizationís information assets. The track provides Fellows with a practical understanding of the principles of data protection, network security, and computer forensics. The track also introduces the Fellows to the policy, ethical, and legal issues associated with information security.
Total Semester Hours: 15
Elective Courses (Choose one)
The University of Maryland University
College (UMUC) serves adult, part-time students through both traditional
"face to face" and online instruction.† UMUC offers more than 30 degrees fully
online, including all of the information assurance-related degrees and
UMUCís leadership in the online arena has received frequent national and international recognition.† UMUC was named the recipient of the 2001 Sloan Asynchronous Learning Network (ALN) Consortium Award for Excellence in Institution-Wide ALN Programming. In 2000, UMUC received the first annual e-Learning Award from e-Gov and also was recognized as a Forbes Favorite in Higher Education by Forbes magazine.† UMUC is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the Departments of Defense (National Security Agency) and Homeland Security.†
Applicants should submit a letter of interest by e-mail including a statement of intent on why and how they will complete the program and a current Curriculum Vita.† Successful applications will also be asked for concurrence from their Department chair or Dean.
Application materials should be submitted by e-mail prior to December 15 for consideration for Spring semester 2006, or by April 1 for consideration for Summer or Fall semester 2006 to email@example.com.† Questions may be directed to the same address.
I am pleased that in Spring 2008, I completed all the requirements of the graduate Certificate in Information Assurance. It was a Postdoctoral Fellowship I was awarded in 2006 by the University of Maryland.
The courses that I attended, all online, were:
It was indeed a very interesting program with live online chat interaction. The program also included the use of advanced network diagnostics and monitoring software.