Master of Business Administration in Cyber Security

MBA Cyber Security

The St. Thomas University Master of Business Administration degree is designed for students who are currently in, or plan to enter, responsible positions of management. The MBA program provides a balance between the quantitative and qualitative aspects of management and focuses on the needs of part-time students who may have special concerns because of their employment responsibilities. The MBA also provides an opportunity for full-time students to complete the degree program in as few as seven nine-week terms, i.e., less than 18 months.

St. Thomas University’s Cyber Security and Information Security courses 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. The MBA in Management / Cyber Security Management degree is designed to address current industry demands of the global job market while having a strong focus on business administration.


Career Landscape

Some of the job titles in this field include, Chief Information Security Officer, Cyber Security Researcher, Information Security Professor, Information Privacy Scientist, Security Information Technology Expert, Forensics Expert, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Security/Privacy Officer, Senior Vice President Cyber Security Strategy.

  • The Average salary for a Cyber Security professional in the United States is $116,000
  • There are more than 209,000 available jobs in the Cyber Security industry in the United States
  • The Cyber Security profession is growing at a rate of 36.5% through 2022
  • There is currently a Worldwide shortage of Cyber Security professionals: 1 million openings


Program Highlights

  • Fully on-campus program
  • Affordable
  • Year-round enrollment
  • No GRE or GMAT
  • Evening classes
  • Earn your degree in as little as 15-18 months




Tuition per Credit Hour Technology Fee Per Course Total Tuition & Fees
Tuition $800 $75 $29,550


Start Terms

The Master of Business Administration in Cyber Security offers six start terms throughout the year. Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions to learn more.


Admission Requirements

Admission to the MBA program requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with the following required coursework or equivalents:

  • A completed and signed university Application for Admission
  • Official college and/or university baccalaureate transcripts from the institution where the degree was conferred
  • An undergraduate degree with a GPA of 2.75 or higher



Master of Business Administration: 36-45 Credits

Preparatory Courses (if required)

  • ACC 530 Essentials of Accounting: 3 Credits
  • BUS 532 Statistical Analysis for Management: 3 Credits
  • BUS 724 Foundation for Business Studies: 3 Credits

Core Courses: 24 Credits

  • BUS 704 Policy, Planning and Strategy Systems: 3 Credits
  • BUS 775 International Business: 3 Credits
  • BUS 750 Strategic Marketing Management: 3 Credits
  • FIN 751 Financial Management: 3 Credits
  • BUS 777 Data Analytics for Business: 3 Credits
  • MAN 700 Organizational Behavior: 3 Credits
  • MAN 510 Management Ethics: 3 Credits

Cyber Security Management Specialization: 12 Credits
Four of the following courses:

  • BUS 511 Cyber Security Management Law or BUS 607 Cyber Law, Policy & Security: 3 Credits
  • BUS 536 Entrepreneurship: 3 Credits
  • MIS 673 Cyber Security Governance+: 3 Credits
  • MIS 674 Enterprise Information Security+: 3 Credits
  • MIS 675 Cyber Security Operations+: 3 Credits
  • MIS 677 Cyber Security Technologies: 3 Credits
  • BUS 792** Business Internship I: 3 Credits

+ These courses will help students to prepare for the Information Systems Audit and
Control Association (ISACA) – Information Security Manager Competency Skills
Certification Program.


Graduation Requirements

For graduation, students need to earn a B or better in every course and attain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Individual advising and answers to questions about courses are available by contacting the Program Coordinator.