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Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management

About the Program

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Cybersecurity is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation. Cultivate your creative muscles to defend against the full spectrum of threats. By being offered 100% online, it is easy to fit your scheduling needs in with career goals. CSU is recognized by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense education.

The demand for cybersecurity professionals is rapidly expanding. Columbus State University's TSYS Cybersecurity Center was created to address the shortage of well-qualified cybersecurity professionals in today's workforce. With feedback from real employers, CSU has designed this degree to transform you into a cyber professional with the creativity and innovation that employers demand.

You will learn the essential skills necessary to manage cybersecurity risk in an organizational context. The MS in Cybersecurity Management also provides you with opportunities to examine cybersecurity risk management principles from a legal, policies and procedures, auditing, and project management perspective.

Our pioneering approach will take you through the fundamentals of computer networks, digital forensics, and Fintech. You’ll reimagine education through experiential opportunities to enhance your knowledge and job opportunities to create more career bandwidth in the fast-changing field of cybersecurity.

Career Opportunities

When you earn your Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management, you’ll be prepared to join the cybersecurity workforce and flex your creative muscles in a variety of roles including:

  • Cybersecurity Manager
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Regulatory Governance Lead
  • IT Cyber Security Controls Assessor
  • Information Security Governance Specialist
  • Cybersecurity Regulatory Compliance Instructor
  • Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance Analyst
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Information Security Officer
  • Forensics Expert
  • Vulnerability Assessment Analyst

Degree Requirements

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Admissions Requirements

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Tuition and Fees

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Financial Aid

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