Master of Business Administration / Cybersecurity
American University

Program Details

Created in collaboration with the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center, American University offers highly specialized classes where you can learn to protect your organization’s data and information.  The online MBA in Cybersecurity combines these classes with a foundation in business disciplines.  Together, the skills and knowledge you obtain in this graduate degree will help you form strategies to manage your company’s preparation, detection and response to security threats.  Classwork includes topics such as:

  • Cybersecurity risk management
  • Big data and databases
  • Cybersecurity governance

This online Cybersecurity MBA enables you to take advantage of AU’s location in Washington, DC.  There, you will have the opportunity for face-to-face immersions to network with your classmates, professors, and international business leaders who tend to converge on the nation’s capital.  AU’s MBA in Cybersecurity can be earned in as little as 12 months, but has three other tracks to fit your learning schedule.


Students are required to attend two immersions during the program.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two essay responses
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • International applicants must submit TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores that are no more than two years old

Special Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education