Master of Business Administration / Incident Response
Ferris State University

Program Details

Ferris State University offers an MBA with a concentration in Incident Response.  This program prepares students to secure computers, networks, and systems against intrusions and unauthorized access.  Students also learn to test and assess security measures and to forensically analyze the environment to determine events and situations that may have occurred in a digital environment.  In addition, MBA courses provide a comprehensive perspective on management and the business environment. 

Graduates have the skills and knowledge needed to:

  • Focus on key business competencies
  • Solve complex business challenges
  • Solve problems in different business complexes
  • Improve organizational performance
  • Become leaders


  • Official transcripts
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 
  • A current resume
  • A Statement of Purpose
  • Three academic or professional recommendation letters
  • A bachelor degree or higher degree from a regionally accredited university
  • GMAT or GRE test scores
    • A formulated composite score of GPA and GMAT or GRE test scores will be used along with other required documents to arrive at an admission decision
    • A Waiver of GMAT/GRE test requirement will be considered if applicant has completed a previous Master’s or terminal degree, or has significant leadership experience
  • International applicants must provide proof of English proficiency (provide one of the following):
    • TOEFL score of 70 on Internet based test with no score in the low, weak, or limited range, and a writing sub score of 22 or higher
    • IELTS score of 6.5 with writing sub score of 6.0 or higher

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission