Bachelor of Science in Management - Cybersecurity Management

According to the Department of Homeland Security, as technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, the demand for a workforce trained to protect our networks and information systems, will continue to grow1 Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Management with a Cybersecurity Management concentration is designed to help you prepare for this field. For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report ranked our online bachelor’s programs among the best for 2017.2

In addition to providing you with the opportunity to build a solid practical management foundation, the BSM-CSM program was created to help you understand how to protect data, ensure the privacy and integrity of sensitive information, and correct security weaknesses. You also have the opportunity to analyze business strategy and goals as it relates to cybersecurity activities and explore risk management and security management issues.

ISACA, a nonprofit information security advocacy group, predicts there will be a global shortage of two million cyber security professionals by 20193. CTU strives to make it convenient to manage your education with your smartphone or tablet anytime, anywhere with CTU Mobile. Classes start every 8 weeks and classes run 5½ weeks. Learn more.

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CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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    Online | Colorado Springs | Denver

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    Degree Requirements

    Courses- General Education
    COMS203Speech Communications4.5
    ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics4.5
    ECON212Principles of Microeconomics4.5
    ENGL104Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105Professional Written Communications 4.5
    GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs4.5
    HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century4.5
    MATH102Introduction to College Math4.5
    MATH106Algebra for Business4.5
    PHIL101Introduction to Ethics4.5
    PSYC102Introductory Psychology4.5
    SCI101Introduction to the Sciences4.5
    SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course1.5
    SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability4.5
    SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course1.5
    SOCL102Introductory Sociology4.5
    UNIV104Academic and Career Success4.5
    HUMELEHumanities Elective4.5
    Total Credit Hours:66
    Courses- Core
    ACCT201Accounting I4
    ACCT202Accounting II4
    BADM475Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship4
    ECON310Global Managerial Economics4
    FINC225Financial Statement Analysis4
    HRM345Building Effective Teams4
    HRMT215Management of Human Resources4
    HRMT330HRM Legal Environment4
    IT254Spreadsheet Applications4
    MGM335Organizational Behavior Principles4
    MGM336Management in International Business4
    MGM355International Business Practices4
    MGM365The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business4
    MGMT115Introductory Business Practices4
    MGMT345Operations Management4
    MGMT455Business Policies and Strategies4
    MKT380Applied Marketing Management4
    MKTG225Introduction to Marketing4
    MPM210Introduction to Project Management6
    UNIV201Career Planning and Management4
    Total Credit Hours:82
    Courses- Concentration
    BHVS320Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data4
    CSS150Introduction to Computer Security4
    CSS200Principles of Network Security4
    CSS250Security Risk Management4
    CSS380Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning4
    CSS441Security Compliance4
    IT204Fundamentals of Networking4
    MGMT475Contemporary Issues in Cybersecurity Management4
    Total Credit Hours:32

    Total Credit Hours: 180

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    Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*

    Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.

    *The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track™ tests successfully passed. Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.

  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • Analyze business strategy and goals related to cybersecurity activities
    • Demonstrate knowledge and application of both leadership and cybersecurity principles
    • Understand security management and risk management
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1 Department of Homeland Security,

2 Learn more about the U.S. News rankings for Colorado Technical University’s online degree programs.

23 ISACA, non-profit information security advocacy group,