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MA in Law - Cybersecurity Law

Regent University's Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Cybersecurity Law was designed to offer students a chance to advance gain advanced skills related to cybersecurity and information systems security laws, ethics, and regulations. Read more about this online master's program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Cybersecurity Law

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students applying for the Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Cybersecurity Law program may already have some experience or knowledge in law and technology. Strong analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills are important, as is a desire to learn more about the legal system. All applicants to graduate programs at Regent University should have at least a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Regent University's M.A. in Law program is designed to prepare students for a career working in the legal or advance the careers of professionals already working in the business. Coursework delves into topics like legal writing, international law, and the fundamentals of legal thought. The Cybersecurity Law concentration focuses on ways to protect information systems for private companies and governments. Regent built the curriculum to cover a wide range of cybersecurity subjects, including ethical hacking, national security law, and cybersecurity ethics. All of this material is presented from a Christian perspective.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

30+ credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Arts in Law with a concentration in Cybersecurity Law:

The M.A. in Law program encompasses 30 credit hours and can be completed in just five semesters. 12 of the credit hours are required core courses, while the remaining 18 focus on the concentration. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Core Courses (12 credits)

  • Foundations of Legal Thought
  • Legislation & Regulation
  • Constitutional Law & Policy I
  • American Legal System & Writing

Concentration Courses (18 credits)

  • Cybersecurity Ethics
  • Cybersecurity Policy and Affairs
  • National Security Law
  • Cyber Security Law
  • International Law
  • Complete 3 credit hours from any other M.A. in Law courses

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who decide to continue their studies might think about entering a doctoral program in law or cybersecurity. A doctoral degree might add to their expertise and help them find employment in criminal justice administration and law enforcement. Other graduates might choose to apply for law school, to prepare to pursue a career as a licensed lawyer.

Here are a few options graduates might consider:

  • Ph.D. in Law
  • Ph.D. in Cyber Security
  • Doctor of Criminal Justice
  • Juris Doctor

Career Paths:

Graduates of the Master of Arts in Law - Cybersecurity Law program may have gained practical skills, legal knowledge, and cybersecurity acumen. This knowledge might be critical to advancing their careers in positions such as these:

  • Cyber consultant
  • Cyber advisor
  • Ministry of information & technology advisor
  • Chief information security officer

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