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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


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

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

  • 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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January 8, 2019 Dr. Jeremy L. Moreland has been selected as St. Thomas University’s (STU) new provost and chief academic officer. Formerly provost and chief academic officer for University of the Rockies in Denver, Colorado, Dr. Moreland recently accepted the appointment and will be joining STU this month, leading the Catholic institution into a new year of student-driven success and academic accomplishments. Read More
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December 20, 2018 Beginning in Fall 2019, St. Thomas University (STU) will introduce South Florida’s first and only Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) degree program. STU’s MSMS will be presented in partnership with Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) through Tiber Health Innovation and will be taught by PHSU’s medical school faculty and STU’s science faculty. Read More
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St. Thomas Law wins National ABA Labor Law Trial Competition, Two Years in a Row

January 29, 2019 For the second year in a row, St. Thomas University School of Law’s trial team was crowned the 2019 ABA Labor and Employment Law National Trial Competition champions. The annual national competition was held from January 26-27 in New Orleans, La., and featured six law schools from around the country – William & Mary, UCLA, Washington University, Brooklyn Law, SMU School of Law and St. Thomas University School of Law; all champions in their own regions. St. Thomas Law’s team was represented by students Stephanie Roman, Yunis Curbelo, Carolina Del Campo, and Jennifer Francisco. Read More

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Archdiocese of Miami Administrators MeetingTuesday, March 12 - 9 am
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Clergy Day of Recollection Friday, March 15 - 10 am
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Art Show CaseSaturday, March 16 - 6 pm