Enhance your expertise in enterprise-level technology management by earning a Master of Science in Cyber Security with a concentration in IT Management. The cyber security graduate program online focuses on network management and security, knowledge management and web fundamentals. With an IT management concentration, you'll dive deeper into the management of varying aspects of information technology, including the relationships between structure and process in project management and the management of IT functions within an organization. Additionally, you'll explore enterprise resource planning and the implications of cyber law and ethics.
The online Master of Science in Cyber Security program with an IT management concentration positions you to fill the significant marketplace demand, providing proactive preventive measures to quell the threat of breach and maintain public confidence. You'll gain a competitive edge in this fast-growing, high-paying industry.
SNHU's MS in Cyber Security IT Management program is recognized by the Professional Science Master's (PSM) national office as a Professional Science Master's program. The PSM is an innovative degree designed to allow students to pursue advanced training in science or mathematics while developing workplace skills valued by employers.
The MS in Cyber Security joins the university's growing online portfolio of STEM programs. The cyber security graduate program online provides an in-depth learning experience, with a core focus on network management and security, knowledge management and web fundamentals. The cyber security and information assurance component includes information security management, intelligent agents and distributed decision-making, information security and assurance and an introduction to multisensory data fusion.
By electing the three-course IT management concentration, you'll gain valuable expertise in project management, management of IT functions and resource planning. You'll also learn to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of enrolling in the cyber security graduate program online at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
Candidates must also submit a professional resume.
As cybercrime has grown in frequency and sophistication, the supply of cyber security talent has not been able to keep up with demand. In the U.S. alone, there were an estimated 350,000 unfilled cyber security jobs in 2017.*
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 28% growth in demand for Information Security Analysts through 2026, a pace much faster than the national average.* SNHU's online master's in cyber security prepares you for such roles as chief security officer, information security analyst, cyber security manager or administrator, digital forensics analyst and other highly sought-after positions within the IT security sector.
Through our Cyber Security Center of Excellence, SNHU proudly supports cyber security students across the globe. To learn more about our contributions to the field, and connect with our academic leaders, visit our Cyber Security Center of Excellence page.
The 36-credit cyber security graduate program online provides an in-depth learning experience, with a core focus on network management and security, knowledge management and web fundamentals and a strong emphasis on intelligence, computer forensics and cyber operations. The IT management concentration courses will expose you to the best practices in information technology management.
Total Credits: 36
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*Windows 7 End of Life Statement for Students
Effective Jan. 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer support Windows 7. What does this mean for you?
As part of the continuing evolution of computer systems, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates for Windows 7. Keeping your computer current with security updates helps your computer run better and protect your information. Since Microsoft will no longer release updates, the information on your computer will be more vulnerable and your computer may not function as well.
We strongly recommend you update to Windows 10 at your earliest convenience. You can upgrade to Windows 10 for free.
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Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
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$40 Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
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