About the Master of Business Administration Cybersecurity Concentration offered by the Robert W. Plaster School of Business
Why Study Cybersecurity Management at Cedarville?
Security threats online are everywhere, and they continue to grow. 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.
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What Sets Cedarville Apart?
Master's in Cybersecurity Management Program Highlights
Accredited — Cedarville's M.B.A. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).
Supportive — Dedicated program adviser ensures support while you pursue your degree and maintain other commitments, and cohort-based approach builds community and network for Christian business professionals.
Flexible — Seven-week terms provide flexibility for working professionals, and part-time and full-time options are available.
What Can You 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.
Stewarding Your Gifts With a Graduate Degree
Listen as Cedarville's president, Dr. Thomas White, discusses how our graduate programs can help you steward your God-given talents for His glory.
Admission, Costs and Aid, Start Dates
Admission Requirements — The first step in your graduate school journey at Cedarville is to apply for admission.M.B.A. Admission Requirements
Costs and Financial Aid — Your decision to pursue quality, Christian graduate education represents a valuable investment in your career and professional development. To assure your degree is also affordable, Cedarville graduate programs are competitively priced and can be supplemented with a variety of financial aid.M.B.A. Cost Information
Program Start Dates — Applications are accepted throughout the year, and you can enroll and begin classes in August, October, January, March, May, or July.
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'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
- Management and Leadership of Organizations
- Quantitative Course
- Strategic Marketing Planning
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
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
Program Format and Related Programs
Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.
- M.B.A. - Accounting
- M.B.A. - Business Analytics
- M.B.A. - Healthcare Administration
- M.B.A. - Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- M.B.A. - Operations Management
- Business Certificate - Cybersecurity Management
- Business Certificate - Operations Management
- Business Certificate - Healthcare Administration
Program Level and Format
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