ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyber security company, Lunarline, Inc., has teamed up with University of Maryland University College (UMUC) to provide higher education to its employees at a discounted rate. Through this educational alliance, all Lunarline employees, spouses, and dependants are eligible for a 25% discount on out-of-state tuition at the university.
UMUC is offering Lunarline employees career-specific undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as certificate programs. The agreement applies to over 120 UMUC academic programs. Students participating in this educational alliance can choose to pursue their studies in the evenings, on the weekends, online, or through a combination of the three. For more information about this educational alliance, visit www.umuc.edu/lunarline.
Lunarline's team is made up of highly motivated individuals who see value in higher education. 98% of its employees carry a post-secondary education degree and/or field-related certification.
"Our employees are driven to further their education in order to advance their careers. We, as a company, are responsive to their needs," said Lunarline's VP of Cyber Security, Dr. Julie Mehan. "We are pleased to be working with such a recognized university to provide this opportunity for education to our team."
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is the largest public university in the United States. As one of the 11 degree-granting institutions of the University System of Maryland, this global university specializes in high-quality academic programs tailored to working adults.
UMUC has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence as a comprehensive virtual university and, through a combination of classroom and distance-learning formats, provides educational opportunities to 90,000 students. The university is proud to offer highly acclaimed faculty and world-class student services to educate students online, throughout Maryland, across the United States, and in 27 countries and territories around the world.
Lunarline is a leading provider of cyber security solutions, specialized IA services, and certified security training to all US Federal Government (Civilian, DoD, and IC), as well as to customers in selected commercial markets. Lunarline is a VA Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that has been appraised at CMMI® Level 2, certified in ISO 9001: 2008, has a DCAA approved accounting system, ranks in the top 2% of D&B Rating, and has an approved Earned Value Management (EVM) system. Lunarline offers certificate programs with CNSS (NSTISSI 4011, 4015 and CNSSI 4012) certified cyber security and privacy training courseware. Lunarline is a recipient of the DOT Cyber Security Excellence Award, the Cyber Warfare Forum Initiative 5-Start Training Award, and was named as one of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Inc. 5000.