Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Cyber Security Management Online

Leverage coursework from evolving industry standards and best practices in cybersecurity combined with insights in business management, computer science, law, and criminal justice in this multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art program.

Apply by: 12/18/22
Start class: 1/7/23 Apply Now

Program Overview

Explore our 100% online MBA in Cyber Security Management

The 100% online Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Cyber Security Management program at St. Thomas University gives you the tools and processes to protect information technology assets from threats and attacks; these skills can be applied in any business environment.

In this MBA online program, you will learn about the cutting-edge aspects of software and internet law, news misappropriation, and network neutrality. You will also study how to effectively develop a security program and implement information security vision and strategy—with a focus on risk management, business continuity, training, and awareness. Plus, you will examine fundamental cyber security technologies, emphasizing technical aspects such as cryptography, operating systems protection, and application and network security.

The MBA core curriculum emphasizes a broad range of skills in managerial accounting, policy and planning, strategy systems, international business, data analytics, financial management, and organizational behavior.

This quality online MBA program in cyber security management is structured specifically for working professionals, with accelerated courses delivered in a convenient format ideal for a busy lifestyle. Coursework is taught by faculty with real-world experience. Choose from six start dates each year and finish your business master's degree in as few as 12 months to be prepared for leadership roles in a high-growth industry.

Note: The MBA in Cyber Security Management online program is comprised of 36 credit hours. However, an additional nine credit hours of foundation courses may be required based on a review of transcripts.

Career Opportunities

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Cyber Security Researcher
  • Security Information Technology Expert
  • Forensics Expert
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Security/Privacy Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Cyber Security Researcher
  • Security Information Technology Expert
  • Forensics Expert
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Security/Privacy Officer

Total Tuition $19,980
Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 36
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Tuition

Choosing our online program is cost-effective

Tuition for the MBA in Cyber Security Management online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students and can be paid by the course. The total tuition is inclusive of all fees, including a technology fee for each course.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $19,980
Per Credit Hour $530

Calendar

Stay on track with important dates and course schedules

The MBA in Cyber Security Management program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Choose the start date that is best for you.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Fall 2 202210/15/2210/2/2210/5/2210/7/2210/10/2212/9/227 weeks
Spring 1 20231/7/2312/18/2212/23/2212/29/221/3/237 weeks
Spring 2 20233/11/232/24/232/27/233/3/233/6/235/5/237 weeks
Summer 1 20235/13/234/28/235/1/235/5/235/8/236/23/236 weeks
Summer 2 20236/24/236/12/236/14/236/16/236/19/238/4/236 weeks
Fall 1 20238/19/238/4/238/7/238/11/238/14/2310/13/237 weeks
Fall 2 202310/14/239/29/2310/2/2310/6/2310/9/2312/8/237 weeks

Now enrolling:

Apply Date 12/18/22
Class Starts 1/7/23

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Admissions

Check the qualifications for our online MBA in Cyber Security Management

Our streamlined admission requirements empower students from diverse academic backgrounds greater access to the MBA in Cyber Security Management online program. No GMAT is required to apply.

Admission Requirements:

  • Online application
  • 2.33 GPA or higher
  • Resume

MBA in Cyber Security Management Online Admission Requirements

The following criteria are used for admission to MBA online programs, based on cumulative undergraduate GPA:

  • 2.75 or greater GPA—Must submit transcripts and resume. No GMAT.
  • 2.5 to 2.749 GPA—Must submit transcripts and resume and have at least three years of progressive administrative work experience. No GMAT.
  • 2.33 to 2.49 GPA—Must submit transcripts, resume, and have at least four years of progressive administrative work experience. No GMAT.

Official transcripts and all other documents should be sent to:

St. Thomas University, Office of Admissions
16401 NW 37th Ave., Mimi Dooner Hall
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459

Transcripts delivered via digital transcript services EScrip and Parchment should be emailed to [email protected].

Courses

Learn about the degree plan for our online MBA in Cyber Security Management courses

The MBA in Cyber Security Management online curriculum is comprised of 12-15 courses (36-45 credit hours), including 24 credit hours of core courses, 12 credit hours of concentration courses, and up to nine credit hours of foundation courses based on a review of transcripts.

Courses in this program are seven weeks long. Courses during the two summer terms, however, are six weeks long.

You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of ethics and ethical behavior in public and private organizations is the fundamental purpose of this core course, which also explores broad areas of social responsibility to others in the enterprise, customers, the community and the preservation of the environment.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Acquisition of capital and debt, long-range and annual budgeting, budget management, cash flow management, short-term debt financing, interfacing with operation functions. (Pre-requisite: ACC 530 or have come in with 6 hours of undergraduate accounting courses)
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Concepts, theories, and practices in public, private, and non-profit organizations of policy-making, strategy, planning, budgeting, and various implementing systems. The case study method integrated with a contingency approach to management. This course should be taken after most of the MBA core courses have been completed. (Pre-requisites: BUS 750, BUS 777, MAN 700, ACC 770, FIN 751, and BUS 775.)
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A comprehensive overview of market analysis for new and on-going products and services. Competition, innovation, and the integrated organization of marketing and sales. A computer marketing simulation is utilized.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an introduction to the international business environment and the practices of multinational corporations in functional areas such as strategic planning, foreign investment, international marketing, logistics, financial management, taxation, human resource management, etc.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an introductory framework to understand the structure and dynamics of Data Analytics for Business in relation to Descriptive, Diagnostic, Predictive, and Prescriptive Analytics through the use of data, quantitative mathematical and statistical models, and information technology software and applications. Graduate students will apply Data Analytics for Business tools to help decision makers gain improved insights about their business operations; and therefore to support them to make better, rational, fact-based, and data-driven business decisions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Acquisition of capital and debt, long-range and annual budgeting, budget management, cash flow management, short-term debt financing, interfacing with operation functions. Pre-requisites: ACC 530, BUS 532, and BUS 724, or have come in with 6 hours of undergraduate accounting courses, 6 hours of undergraduate economics courses, and 6 hours of undergraduate statistics courses)
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides a micro-perspective on organizations within the context of motivation, leadership, communication, interpersonal relations and group dynamics. Students will be encouraged to apply theoretical material to case studies and their own organizations.
You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The formation of a new enterprise and management of a small, growing business. Characteristics of the successful entrepreneur; methods of identifying new opportunities; legal and tax aspects of starting a new enterprise; pros and cons of various forms of organizations.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on various ethical challenges that information professionals must confront. It explores different moral theories and their application to ethical issues. Students will examine frameworks for making ethical decisions, explore darker side of emergent technologies and their ethical implications. In particular, the ethical challenges that arise in the context of designing and using information systems and security technologies are discussed. The course also emphasizes responsibilities and ethical codes of conduct for the information dependent professions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course will examine relevant aspects of U.S. software and Internet law. Utilizing a combination of significant cases, challenging problems, and exemplary questions the course will present many legal challenges of the software industry and the Internet, while considering commercial issues and their constitutional challenges (i.e. free speech). The course will introduce technical terms and laws for the novice, including the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s Safe Harbor, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, The Stored Communications Act, news misappropriation, and network neutrality.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will provide an understanding to effectively implement the information security vision and strategy set forth by the executive management. The emphasis will be on information security policy and development of security program. The course focuses on establishing security processes, information security standards, risk management, business continuity, and security education, training and awareness.
The following courses may be required based on a review of transcripts.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An intensive study of accounting principles and practices for those with no previous background in accounting. The collection, reporting and interpretation of the financial data of a modern business firm is emphasized.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An overview of basic probability and statistical techniques, to provide a foundation in the use of statistical methodologies, and the interpretation of the findings in analyzing business data.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The purpose of this course is to provide the foundation for understanding accounting, economics, statistics and case study analysis. The development of the aforementioned basic skills occurs within a business organization context and recognizes previously completed courses as well as experiential learning.
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