• Building Community

    The ACES Student Board works hard to create a cohesive community through their leadership. Read More

  • Building Diversity

    ACES is dedicated to increasing diversity in the STEM fields through building a community of students from varied backgrounds pursuing a wide range of academic interests.   

  • Competition Team

    The ACES Competition Team competes in most major cyber defense competition in the area. Read More

  • ACES Program Launch

    ACES was launched in Fall 2013 with the help of a major gift from Northrop Grumman, our founding corporate partner.
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  • Living and Learning

    As part of living and learning experience, students participate in extracurricular activities, including field trips to locations such as the National Cryptography Museum.

  • ACES LLP

    In Fall 2017, the ACES Living-Learning Program welcomed its fifth cohort of students.

Experience, Collaborate, Innovate

The University of Maryland Honors College is excited to offer the first honors undergraduate program in cybersecurity: ACES, the Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students.

Launched in Fall 2013 with the help of a major gift from Northrop Grumman, ACES includes the ACES Living-Learning Program for freshmen and sophomores and the ACES Minor for upperclassmen. [more]

Live and Learn Together

The ACES Living-Learning Program (LLP) is an Honors College program for freshmen and sophomores. ACES Living-Learning Program students live together in Prince Frederick Hall and engage in the classroom and through extracurricular events. Students who complete the program earn an Honors College citation in cybersecurity. [more]

The ACES Minor

The ACES Minor is a 16 credit upper-level academic program in cybersecurity. Housed in the Honors College, the minor is open to students of all majors. With an emphasis on hands-on experiences, students gain practical skills through coursework, seminars, group projects, internships, and research. [more]

Interested in learning more about ACES faculty and staff? Check out our faculty and staff video series here.

News

Alumni Spotlight: Monica Katzen

Cybersecurity isn't just for computer science majors!

Meet the 2017-18 Freshmen Student Board

Get to know the freshmen on our student board!

Alumni Spotlight: Christian Johnson

Our alumni do amazing things: take a look at what Christian '17 is up to!

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