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MS in Cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Management

Regent University's Master of Science in Cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Management degree program is especially geared towards those who are interested in leading the design and implementation of digital security systems. Read on for more information about this fully online master's degree program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Management

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Candidates for this Master of Science in Cybersecurity degree program might be detail-oriented and trustworthy with excellent problem-solving skills and advanced technical acumen. Applicants to all master's degree programs at Regent University need to have at least a bachelor's degree or equivalent; additional requirements may apply to some programs.

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Management degree program provides a more advanced study into digital security strategies and technology, with special emphasis on managing the development and implementation of these programs. This program features practical coursework in network and information systems security, forensics, ethics, and disaster recovery, designed to expose students to current industry procedures and best practices. The curriculum is blended with coursework in organizational structure and development, effective leadership, and the roles of technology in the organization. Students will also have the opportunity to cover principles in network security and compliance in preparation for industry certification.

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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Coursework for a Master of Science in Cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Management:

Students must complete 30 credit hours to graduate with this master's degree, which includes 21 credits for core courses and 9 credits in the Cybersecurity Management concentration. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Core Courses (21 credits)

  • Cybersecurity Ethics
  • Information Systems Security & Assurance
  • Information & Network Security
  • Digital Systems Design & Forensics
  • Information Security Management
  • Business Continuation & Disaster Recovery
  • Cybersecurity Compliance

Concentration Courses (9 credits)

  • Organizational Development: Consulting, Design, Intervention & Evaluation
  • Strategic Thinking, Planning & Organizational Change
  • Leadership, Technology, Job Design, Socio-technical Systems & Innovation

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

Those who graduate from this Master of Science in Cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Management program might wish to continue their studies by participating in a doctorate program. The coursework and research completed in a doctoral program may allow one to build more technical knowledge in areas of cybersecurity or computer science in order to pursue a more advanced career or a position as a researcher or educator in the field.

Some potential degree options include:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, concentration in Cybersecurity or Digital Forensics
  • Doctor of Science in Cybersecurity
  • Doctorate of Information Assurance
  • Doctor of Strategic Leadership

Career Paths:

Regent's Master of Science in Cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Management degree program is intended to give students an opportunity to master career-ready skills in digital security architecture, while developing the leadership skills required to manage a cyber workforce and implement the latest technology to secure an organization's data. The successful graduate might find themselves well-prepared to take on a position such as the following:

  • Cybersecurity manager
  • Security architect
  • Network/systems administrator
  • Digital security project manager
  • Information assurance executive

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