Department of Technology

The Department of Technology, located in room 211 in the John Mitchell Center on the Gorham campus is part of the College of Science, Technology, and Health and provides degree programs in Cybersecurity (CS), Information Technology (IT), and Technology Management (TM). Learn more about Department of Technology.

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Bachelor’s in Cybersecurity: Prepare for an in-demand career

The need for cybersecurity has increased across all industry sectors. Highly skilled cybersecurity professionals are a critical resource for information security.
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Online MS in Cybersecurity: Leadership in a growing field

We combine faculty expertise from USM and the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) with theory, research, and hands-on application for an affordable online program.
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CAE-CD Designation

Our bachelor’s degree holds a sought-after designation as a DHS and NSA Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense for our rigorous curriculum.
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New online graduate certificate

Earn a graduate certificate in one of today's fastest-growing job markets: Cybersecurity. Learn to prevent attacks and develop critical, specialized skills.

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Earn credit in a multitude of ways

We work with you to determine if any college-level learning you gained through experience may connect to your degree requirements. You may save time and money.
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New construction on our Portland campus

Within walking and biking distance to the heart of downtown Portland, our new Passive House residence hall and eco-conscious student center will open in 2023.
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Current students, faculty, and staff: Visit us on MyUSM

We’ve moved our information for current students, faculty, and staff to MyUSM — streamlining access through our secure, single sign-on portal. Login required.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ― Nelson Mandela

The Application of Knowledge for Practical Ends

We prepare students for careers as leaders in business & industry, information technology & security through specialized and professional courses.