Program Overview

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy program is designed to prepare students for careers as managers in private-sector and public-sector roles requiring advanced knowledge in network and operating systems security, cybersecurity law and policy, and management and leadership principles. The program is designed for students focused on careers that oversee others that focus on the technical aspects of cybersecurity and consequently the objective is to develop a degree of literacy (as opposed to expertise) in technical issues combined with advanced knowledge of strategic threats, law, and management methodologies.

MSCP Program prepares the student to:

  • Possess the knowledge in cybersecurity policy issues to be able to fill a leadership or other non-technical cybersecurity-related role in government or business
  • Possess the skills to cope with policy-level decision-making with respect to cybersecurity issues in the public or private sectors
  • Be able to understand threats, vulnerabilities, and policy options in a non-technical leadership role in cybersecurity policy

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    Baccalaureate degree earned with a CGPA of 2.0 or higher. Transcripts. Interview. Possible entrance essay.

    Restrictions

    Not authorized for residents of MA, NJ, and NY.

    School Overview

    Colorado Technical University is a for-profit institution of higher learning located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. CTU offers a variety of degree programs including undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees. Established in 1965, Colorado Technical University began as a school that dealt primarily with training former military personnel in vocational and technical subjects. Today, CTU has grown into a much larger university with a wide variety of courses available to students. Colorado Technical University has a large online presence through their online degree programs. 

    Colorado Technical University offers programs in seven different schools of specialization including:

    • Business & Management
    • Engineering & Computer Science
    • Healthcare
    • Information Technology
    • Nursing
    • Project Management
    • Security Systems & Criminal Justice

    Within these schools, CTU offers several degree levels including associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral.

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