Programs

St. Thomas University's Cyber Security programs are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the Cyber Security Management practices, tools, processes, and major functional activities related to the combination of offensive and defensive actions to protect information technology assets from threats, attacks, damages, and/or unauthorized accesses. Our Cyber Security Management multidisciplinary - state of the art program leverages its content from up-to-date industry standards and best practices in Business, Computer Science, Law, and Criminal Justice.

We offer following graduate degree programs:

MS in Cyber Security Management

The program is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the cyber security management and the major functional activities related to the management 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.

Curriculum

Total Credits: 36


General Requirements (15 credits)

  • MAN 510 Management Ethics
  • BUS 533 Quantitative Methods for Business
  • BUS 673 Management Writing and Reporting
  • BUS 705 Advanced Information Systems
  • BUS 511 Cyber Security Management Law

Cyber Security Management Core Requirements (15 credits)

  • ACC 543 Computer Auditing and Investigation
  • BUS 608 Ethical Hacking for Business
  • MIS 673 Cyber Security Governance
  • MIS 674 Enterprise Information Security
  • MIS 690 Seminar in Cyber Security Management

Electives (6 credits)
Take TWO of the following courses:

  • ACC 540 Fraud Examination
  • BUS 607 Cyber Law, Policy, & Security
  • BUS 796** Cyber Security Management Field Experience
  • CJA 715 Cyber Crime and its Control
  • CJA 716 Cyber Crime in the Market Place
  • CJA 717 Investigating Cyber Crime
  • CIS 542 Internet Protocols and Network Management Security
  • CIS 673 Cyber Security Risk Management
  • MIS 675 Cyber Security Operations
  • MIS 730 Special Topics in Cyber Security Management
MBA in 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 offers two options for students interested in pursuing a Master of Business Administration, a General MBA or an MBA with intensive preparation in one of eleven areas including Cyber Security Management specialization (12 credits).

Curriculum

Total Credits: 42


Core Courses (30 credits)

  • ACC 770** Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 533 Quantitative Methods for Business
  • BUS 670 Advanced Operations Management
  • BUS 673 Management Writing and Reporting
  • BUS 704 Policy, Planning and Strategy Systems
  • BUS 705 Advanced Information Systems
  • ECO 534 Managerial Economics for Business Decision-Making
  • FIN 751 Financial Management
  • MAN 510 Management Ethics
  • MAN 700 Organizational Behavior

Cyber Security Management Core Requirements (12 credits)

  • ACC 543 Computer Auditing and Investigation
  • BUS 608 Ethical Hacking for Business
  • MIS 673 Cyber Security Governance
  • MIS 674 Enterprise Information Security
MS in Management Cyber Security Management Specialization

The Master of Science in Management program provides graduate students with the skills to effectively manage today's organizations by using applied behavioral science concepts. This program is designed for those graduate students who desire to pursue studies in the non-quantitative areas of organizational leadership and management, and for those who are currently in or plan to enter responsible staff and management positions in the public or private sectors. Significant work experience is helpful. The Master of Science in Management curriculum provides core knowledge and skills foundation. Concepts and theories are combined with practical applications. The interested students may pursue a Master of Science in Management with intensive preparation in one of eleven areas including Cyber Security Management specialization (12 credits).

Curriculum

Required Core Courses (18 credits)

  • MAN 704 Policy, Planning and Strategy Systems
  • MAN 503 Applied Research Methods
  • MAN 510 Management Ethics
  • MAN 700 Organizational Behavior
  • MAN 701 Organizational Design and Theory
  • MAN 703 Human Resource Management

Cyber Security Management Core Requirements (12 credits)

  • ACC 543 Computer Auditing and Investigation
  • BUS 608 Ethical Hacking for Business
  • MIS 673 Cyber Security Governance
  • MIS 674 Enterprise Information Security

 

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