STUDY CYBER/INFORMATION SECURITY AT ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY

STUDY CYBER/INFORMATION SECURITY AT ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY

STU's Cyber and Information Security Programs Will Mold You into a Knowledgeable, Confident and Ethical Leader

St. Thomas University’s Cyber Security and Information Security programs are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of cyber security management and the major functional activities related to the protection of information and technology assets of organizations. Our programs are designed to address current industry demands of the global job market.

Career Landscape

  • Average salary for U.S. Cyber Security professional is $116,000
  • More than 209,000 Cyber Security jobs in the U.S. are unfilled
  • Cyber Security profession is growing at a rate of 36.5 percent through 2022
  • Worldwide shortage of Cyber Security professionals: 1 million openings

Learn More About Our Programs

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CYBER SECURITY MANAGEMENT

About the Program
The curriculum combines business skills needed for sound decision-making with specialized coursework in cyber security management. The program also allows individuals to focus on an area of interest and/or a field experience. Our Cyber Security Management program is a multi-disciplinary degree that includes coursework from Business, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, and Law disciplines.

Program Highlights

  • Working professionals can earn the degree in one year
  • Industry relevant curriculum geared towards student success
  • Designed for students with diverse backgrounds
  • Opportunity to network with notable industry leaders and professionals
  • Strong emphasis on internships and job placements

Program Format

  • Two program options: Weekday Evenings or Hybrid Weekend
  • Convenient Weekday Evening classes at Miami Downtown
  • Hybrid Weekend program on campus (15 Saturdays)
  • Low student to faculty ratio (14:1 class size)

Other Features

  • Specialize in Risk Management, Compliance, or IS Audit
  • Tuition lower than state universities ($23,460)
  • Free textbooks (hardcover/paperback)
  • Courses aligned with major industry certifications

Curriculum Course Sampling

  • Cyber Security Governance
  • Ethical Hacking for Business
  • Cyber Security Law
  • Enterprise Information Security
EXECUTIVE DOCTOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN
INFORMATION SECURITY

About the Program

The program is designed to develop scientist-practitioners who will be skilled in practice-focused research in information security. The research approach is the “engaged scholarship” model that focuses on topics at the intersection of theory and contemporary cyber security issues. The focus is on addressing complex security problems in organizations through understanding and application of latest research in information security.

Program Highlights

  • First program of its kind
  • Part time doctoral program for Executives
  • Lowest tuition ($49,248)

Other Features

  • No GRE/GMAT
  • Free textbooks (Savings of about $4080)
  • Up to 12 graduate credits transferred

Curriculum Course Sampling

  • Scientific Inquiry for Information Security
  • Information Security Management Seminar
  • Research Design in Business Administration

Program Format

  • Executives can complete the degree in 3 years
  • Limited residency over 9 weekend meetings per year
  • No comprehensive examinations

Curriculum Structure

  • Foundational Courses
  • Research Methods Courses
  • Doctoral Seminar & Research


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