Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management

The Cybersecurity Management Master of Science program is a 30-credit hour program that prepares students to enter or transition into cybersecurity leadership roles.

Learn more about the 100% online program here.

If you are already employed, this program offers you an effective way to learn new skills while continuing at your current job. The program’s flexibility provides a full-time employee the opportunity to complete coursework around a busy schedule. Work towards your degree at times that are most convenient for you.  

You can earn your degree in as little as 4 semesters. 

Advance your career

This program prepares students for a wide spectrum of information security careers, including

  • Information Security Officer
  • IT Risk and Compliance Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • IT Risk and Compliance Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Manager
  • Chief Information Security Officer, and
  • Information Security Manager

Coursework

The program consists of eight 3-credit hour courses plus two 3-credit hour electives. The first two courses provide students with information security principles and technical foundation before progressing to advance topics such as information security management, risk management, incident response, digital forensic fundamentals, IT audit, compliance, and project management. The Cybersecurity Management MS program culminates in a senior capstone experiential learning course where students prepare and present an information security design, policy, or plan for an industry/business partner. 

Program Path

 

MS in Cybersecurity Management Courses

 

 

Contact

Marcia Combs-Ford
Cybersecurity Graduate Program Director
Department of Computer Science and Information Systems
mcombs@murraystate.edu
270.809.6218