Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy
CTU's Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy degree program is intended to provide a basic knowledge of cybersecurity issues for managers of Information Technology professionals. This curriculum is designed to help students develop skills to cope with policy-level decision-making with respect to cybersecurity issues in the public or private sector.
Coursework is designed to cover management, IT/Computer Science and cybersecurity law and policy for those who require some baseline knowledge of cybersecurity issues, but not at the level of a technical specialist.
For IT professionals interested in the more technical roles of implementing and overseeing IT systems, CTU's MSIT degree program offers a concentration in Security Management.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cybersecurity 2014-2021*
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours CS632 Data and Applications Security 4 CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations 4 CS652 Operating Systems Security 4 CS653 Network Security 4 IT600 IT Management 4 INTD670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4 PM600 Project Management Processes in Organizations 4 Total Credit Hours: 28
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours HLS651 Introduction to Cybersecurity Policy 4 HLS652 Government and the Cyber Sector 4 HLS653 Cyber Organizations and Structures 4 HLS654 Emerging Initiatives in Cybersecurity Policy 4 HLS655 Cybersecurity Policy Capstone 4 Total Credit Hours: 20
Total Credit Hours: 48
National Security Agency and Department of Homeland SecurityThe Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have recognized Colorado Technical University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense (CAE IA/CD). The CTU cyber security curriculum was certified thereby to map to the DHS/NSA cybersecurity knowledge units. This recognition and certification is valid through 2021.
This CAE IA/CD designation is applicable to this degree program.
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