Master of Science in Management - Cybersecurity Management

The barrage of cyber-attacks is growing, and these attacks are among the top challenges businesses and governments face today.1 CTU’s Master of Science in Management with a Cybersecurity Management 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 to effectively manage cybersecurity initiatives. The program was developed using the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Framework and is ranked among the best online master's in business degree programs by U.S. News & World Report.2

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 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.

According to the nonprofit information security advocacy group ISACA, there will be a global shortage of two million cybersecurity professionals by 2019.2 The Master of Science in Management in Cybersecurity Management from CTU is designed to you prepare for this growing cybersecurity field.

This program was developed in consideration of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Framework which is derived from the national initiative, Presidential Policy Directive -- United States Cyber Incident Coordination. The MSM-Cybersecurity Management is designed to help students prepare for Doctoral opportunities, Academic Post Graduate Work, and Professional Certificate Programs (CISSP or CISM).

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TOTAL CREDITS

48

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs
  • Degree Requirements

    Courses- Core
    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
    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

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  • Outcomes

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

    • Evaluate an organization’s core business mission in relation to cybersecurity
    • Analyze and implement organization cybersecurity strategies
    • Assessing threats and technical requirements to ensure effective cybersecurity infrastructure
    • Provide risk management recommendations
    • Developing enterprise level cybersecurity policies, standards, and procedures
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1. “Securing Our Future: Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap”, a global survey commissioned by Raytheon in partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance. http://www.raytheoncyber.com/news/feature/2016_cyber_survey.html Updated: 11/09/2016

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

3. TechWeekly infographic from ISACA and Cybersecurity Nexus, http://i0.wp.com/www.techweekly.com/viewpoints/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/IMG_20160320_211940.jpg