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Master of Science in Cybersecurity / Information Technology Management

Program Details

The MS in Cybersecurity joins the university’s growing online portfolio of STEM programs. The cybersecurity graduate program online provides an in-depth learning experience, with a core focus on network management and security, knowledge management and web fundamentals. The cybersecurity and information assurance component includes information security management, intelligent agents and distributed decision-making, information security and assurance and an introduction to multisensory data fusion.

By electing the three-course IT management concentration, you’ll gain valuable expertise in project management, management of IT functions and resource planning. You’ll also learn to:

  • Facilitate best practices for managing information technology functions and interrelationships within an organization relating to organizational process and structure, adoption of new technologies and projects within the IT organizational unit
  • Assess the effectiveness of information security governance policies and strategies for planning, preparing and responding to critical threats within diverse organizational contexts and situations in a manner aligned with cybersecurity standards and frameworks
  • Develop risk management plans for conducting risk assessment and managing identified risk to align with the needs of internal and external controls, governing bodies, and vested stakeholders
  • Develop strategic information security plans; strategies for establishing policies to guide internal and external influences that are aligned with national and international standards and practices
  • Develop information security incident management and business continuity plans aligned with legal, regulatory and organizational standards for appropriately responding to incidents in consideration of diverse demographics
  • Employ leadership strategies for ethical behavior, tech standards and emerging trends for advancing an organization’s strategic goals in diverse and multi-functional cyber security teams
  • Enhance collaboration and communication by employing interpersonal communication skills and establishing communication plans and processes aligned to the needs of internal and external audiences

Requirements

Resume. A bachelors degree is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education