Online Master's in Cybersecurity

Master of Science in Management - Cybersecurity Management

Organizations are being negatively impacted by a global cybersecurity skills shortage.1 The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Cybersecurity Management degree program from CTU is designed to help you prepare for the growing cybersecurity field. The program is designed to help you prepare to combat cyber threats through an in-depth immersion in security management, risk management and network security principles. Colorado Technical University’s Master of Science in Management with a Cybersecurity Management concentration is designed to help you explore how to effectively manage cybersecurity initiatives. The program was developed using the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Framework.

The innovative curriculum provides you an opportunity to develop a greater understanding of cyber threats, and how to develop effective, enterprise-level cybersecurity policies and procedures. CTU’s Master of Science in Management with a Cybersecurity Management concentration provides you with the opportunity to explore strategies for improving organizational cybersecurity operations and develop a greater understanding of leadership, managerial decision-making and operations management.

Ranked Among the Best Online Graduate Business Programs

For the fourth year in a row, CTU's Master of Science in Management degree programs are ranked among the Best Online Graduate Business Porgrams (excluding MBA) by U.S. News and World Report.2

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Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

CLASSES START

  • October 01, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • January 07, 2020

TOTAL CREDITS

48

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online

Program Details

  • Program Overview

    Effective April 3, 2018, this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Colorado Springs and Aurora Campuses.

    The Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Cybersecurity Management (MSM-CSM) is a 48-credit-hour program offered online. The program includes 28 credit hours in the management core and 20 credit hours dedicated to the cybersecurity management concentration.

    This program is designed to help students prepare to pursue a career in cybersecurity management through leadership and an understanding of security management, risk management, and network security principles. The program consists of research methods, leadership, managerial decision-making, and operations management in addition to providing students with the opportunity to develop a solid practical research foundation and study the fundamentals of cybersecurity to effectively manage an organization’s cybersecurity initiatives.

    The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses- Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CYBR609 Professional Communication for Cybersecurity Managers 4
    FINC615 Applied Managerial Finance 4
    INTD670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4
    IT600 IT Management 4
    MGMT604 Organizational Behavior 4
    MGMT690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments 4
    PM600 Project Management Processes in Organizations 4
    Total Credit Hours: 28
    Courses- Concentration
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CYBR611 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Management 4
    CYBR613 Cybersecurity Risk and Compliance 4
    CYBR615 Cybersecurity Information Assurance Management 4
    CYBR617 Applied Cybersecurity Management 4
    MGMT659 Management Capstone 4
    Total Credit Hours: 20

    Total Credit Hours: 48

  • Accreditations and Alignments

    This program is designed in alignment with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) framework led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce that identifies the knowledge, skills, and abilities to support the developing cybersecurity workforce.

     

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1. http://www.esg-global.com/esg-issa-research-report-2017
2. CTU programs are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 best online programs.