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Master's in Cybersecurity Management (Online M.B.A.)

Watch the evening news or peruse the internet, and you'll quickly see that threats in cyberspace are growing. That's why cybersecurity — the field that protects our information online — is one of the fastest-growing career fields today. The demands for highly skilled cybersecurity professionals will only continue to grow as more and more of business is done online and the threats increase.

As part of the Cedarville University fully online Master of Business Administration program, your Cybersecurity Management concentration coursework will equip you for advanced roles in the in-demand field of cybersecurity. Focusing on security laws and policies, you’ll learn from case studies that will teach you to identify risk in an organization’s data and to create security solutions.

As with all our M.B.A. programs, you'll study business through a biblical lens that emphasizes:

  • Excellence in personal standards and discernment
  • Kingdom influence through serving others
  • Stewardship of God-given talents
  • Leadership with a servant's heart

Cedarville also offers an online 12-hour Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Management, which is open to anyone with a bachelor's or master's degree.

Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions prospective graduate students have when considering an M.B.A. program.

M.B.A. Cybersecurity Concentration

Master's in Cybersecurity Management Program Highlights

Accredited — Cedarville's M.B.A. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

General Business Knowledge – You'll build a strong business foundation through core coursework that applies in any organizational setting:

  • Accounting for Business Executives
  • Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (may be waived with undergraduate Bible minor or approved alternative)
  • Capstone Course
  • Executive Financial Management
  • Information Technology for Competitive Advantage
  • Legal/Ethics Course Managerial Economics
  • Organizational Design and Behavior
  • Quantitative Course
  • Strategic Marketing Planning

Focused Expertise – You’ll take four cybersecurity courses, giving you the tools you need to succeed:

  • Cybersecurity Law and Policy
  • Enterprise Security Architecture
  • Foundations of Risk Management
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity

What Can I Do With a Master's in Cybersecurity Management Degree?

With an M.B.A. with a cybersecurity management concentration from Cedarville University, you will be prepared to be a leader in the in-demand field of cybersecurity. You will be able to advance your career in the following professions:

  • Information Security Analyst
  • Lead Software Security Engineer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Security Architect
  • Penetration Tester
  • Information Security Crime Investigator

Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom

Courses are designed for the online environment but include hands-on case studies, projects chosen by the student, simulation games, and personal development.

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M.B.A. Preparing Students Well

Read a feature in a recent Cedarville Magazine to discover how Cedarville’s Master of Business Administration prepares students for excellence in the marketplace by rooting their education in a clear understanding of how to think biblically about every aspect of doing business.

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Business for the Glory of God

We desire to develop a generation of entrepreneurial-minded business leaders using their gifts to promote human flourishing with creativity and enthusiasm. These business leaders will influence people that may never visit a church. They have a unique opportunity to stand for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ.

Program Faculty

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Jeffrey Haymond, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business Administration; Professor of Economics

  • Location MIL 162
  • Phone 937-766-4442
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John Delano, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, School of Business Administration - M.B.A., Bus Admin Graduate Studies; Associate Professor of Information Technology Management

  • Location MIL 180
  • Phone 937-766-7917

M.B.A. Cybersecurity Management Online Program Curriculum

Building on your undergrad degree, you will take core M.B.A. courses and four core cybersecurity courses to complete the concentration. There is also a 3-credit Bible course, which is waived if you completed a Bible minor as part of your undergraduate work.

You can add an M.B.A. to many of Cedarville's popular majors by using one of our bachelor's-to-master's accelerated completion plans.

Courses:

  • Cybersecurity Law & Policy
  • Enterprise Security Architecture
  • Foundations of Risk Management
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
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