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.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
AACSB International (AACSB)
School Accreditation & Licensing
American University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
- Students are required to attend two immersions during the program.