Gus Machado School of Business

MS Cyber Security

 

Master of Science in Cyber Security Management

The program is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of cyber security management and the major functional activities related to the management of information and technology business and computer systems. The 36-credit curriculum combines quantitative with basic business and management information systems skills (15 credit hours) needed for sound decision-making with additional course work in cyber security management (15 credit hours). The program provides 6 credits of electives so individuals can 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.

Specializations

IS Auditing
Risk Management and Compliance
Security Operations

Master of Science in Cyber Security Degree Highlights

  • Tuition lower than state universities ($23,460)
  • Courses aligned with major industry certifications
  • 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 placement

 

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.

  • Average salary for U.S. Cyber Security professional is $116,000

  • More than 209,000 Cyber Security jobs in the United States are available

  • The Cyber Security profession is growing at a rate of 36.5% through 2022

  • Worldwide shortage of Cyber Security professionals: 1 million openings

Program Format

  • Two program options: Weekday Evenings or Hybrid Weekend

  • Convenient Weekday Evening classes at Miami Downtown

  • Hybrid Weekend program on campus (15 Sundays)

  • Low student to faculty ratio (12:1 class size)

 

Curriculum (Course Sampling)

BUS 608 Ethical Hacking for Business
MIS 674 Enterprise Information Security
CIS 542 Internet Protocols and Network Security
CJA 715 Cyber Crime and its Control

 

Featured Professors

 

Contact Graduate Adviser Dr. Tejay, Program Director, gtejay@stu.edu at 305-474-6812




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