Program Overview

Cybersecurity is a growing concern in every industry that relies on information technology. Gain the transferable skills you need to meet that concern with the in-demand Online Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Cybersecurity program. Taught by experienced faculty, this program combines current business management tools with a cutting-edge cybersecurity curriculum.

Explore the foundational aspects of cybersecurity and how they relate to organizations and businesses and learn how to effectively mitigate information risk. The program dives into the critical topics facing organizations today and will prepare you for a variety of careers in areas such as threat analysis, cyber defense and network security.

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand business better and function as a conduit (or even a translator) between the business units and IT so IT understands business implications of cybersecurity decisions and vice versa.
  • Apply a wide range of ideas, concepts and results from the information security discipline to more effectively mitigate information risks.
  • Understand the entire scope of the area of cybersecurity and develop/improve upon existing related policies and procedures within the student’s organization.
  • Evaluate cyber threats in the context of data quality, along with security and privacy regulations to determine their potential impact on information resources.
Career Outcomes
  • Project Manager
  • Security Director
  • Senior Information Security Analyst
  • IT Director
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Cybersecurity Consultant

In order to earn an Online MBA degree in Cybersecurity, students must complete 48-60 credit hours. The number of credit hours varies per student depending on whether additional business foundation courses are required. Below you will find the required core courses you must take for the Cybersecurity concentration:

ACC 5420 Accounting
ECO 5415 Economics for Managers
FIN 5460 Fundamentals of Applied Business Finance
MGT 5410 Managing for Higher Performance
MGT 5420 Manufacturing & Service Operations
MGT 5485 Strategic Management & Business Policy
QBA 5435 Business Statistics
MIS 5450 Managing Information Technology in Enterprise
ISEC 5405 Cybersecurity Fundamentals
ISEC 5430 Organizational Strategies for Cybersecurity
BUS 5490 Strategic Communication
BUS 5460 Communicating with Data
MGT 5402 Negotiation
MKT 5410 Strategic Marketing
MKT 5440 Strategic Brand Management
MKT 5460 Marketing Analysis

Master of Business Administration

Hankamer School of Business

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