Admission Requirements

Application Deadline

The Cyber Security Certificate program is not accepting new applications at this time. Please contact the Office of Gradate Business Programs at 410-617-5067 or for questions regarding a prior application.


Applicants for admission must possess an undergraduate degree and will be evaluated based upon quantitative criteria consisting of prior academic achievement and professional experience (strong grade point average and quantitative background). Admission to the Cyber Security Certificate program does not guarantee admission to the Professional's MBA which has separate entrance requirements; if an applicant becomes interested in enrolling in the Professional's MBA, they will need to follow the GMAT requirements of that program. The Admissions Committee is the final arbiter and reserves the right to require additional information from the applicant. Applicants will be notified in writing of an admission decision.  

Cyber Security Certificate Admissions Requirements

The following materials should be completed online/uploaded on the application:

  • Online application form; Non-refundable fee of $60 
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Essay/personal statement (the essay prompt can be found on the MyAccount page)

The following test scores should be submitted directly from the test administrator to Loyola (Loyola's institution code is 5370):

  • Official TOEFL or IELTS Score Report. Required if English is not your native language or if you have not completed a degree program taught in English (no more than two years old). 

Applicants should request that official transcripts be emailed directly to Loyola at  

  • Official transcripts from all postsecondary colleges or universities attended sent directly to Loyola from institution(s). This includes transcripts from part-time study, study abroad, and bachelor's, master's, doctoral degree or advanced certificate credit. Applicants who hold degrees or have earned credits from non-U.S. institutions (not study abroad programs) must have a course-by course evaluation and translation done by a NACES-approved evaluation services agency. Loyola recommends the WES:ICAP from World Education Services (

Transcripts may also be sent via mail to:

Loyola University Maryland
Office of Graduate Admission
2034 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093


Questions about the application or admission process may be directed to the Office of Graduate Business Programs at (410) 617-5067 or via email at

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that a completed application and all supplemental materials are received by the application deadline. Supplemental materials, once received, become the property of Loyola University Maryland and cannot be returned.

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