The online master’s in cybersecurity policy and compliance offers an engineering management-focused course of study, providing an overview of cryptography, security systems, algorithms, and software paradigms, a perfect choice for those interested in exploring the complex intersections between policy, business, and technology. Students of the program will become familiar with industry-recognized frameworks and methodologies, training them to take charge in the fast-paced world of information security.
Upon graduating, master’s in cybersecurity students will be better prepared to implement appropriate forensic analyses of cyber incidents and use predictive analytics modeling to forecast cyberattacks. They will be able to devise and implement solutions that go beyond traditional IT practices to delineate specific and actionable cyber intelligence. In addition, they will be adept at formulating short- and long-term cybersecurity strategies and policies for their enterprises by identifying compliance laws and applying the industry’s best practices. Students will be able to design an organization’s mobility solution while integrating mobile device management with these practices.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
The George Washington University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
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