With the increasing frequency of data breaches, the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is growing rapidly.
The Cybersecurity Management program at Lindenwood University guides you along the path to advancing your career in the cybersecurity management field with a Master of Science degree. You will study relevant, industry-driven coursework that blends business and technology skills.
About Cybersecurity Management at Lindenwood University
The M.S. in Cybersecurity Management program can be completed in as little as 18 months. Courses are offered in an 8-week fully online, hybrid, or on-campus format.
This program accepts students who have already earned an undergraduate degree in cybersecurity, information technology, computer science, computer information systems, management information systems, or a post-bachelor's certificate in information technology. If the student does not have one of these degrees, the program will also accept a bachelor’s degree in any field and equivalent work experience or particular certifications that are in accordance with Lindenwood University’s admissions standards.
To ensure academic success, you will work with an advisor to determine an appropriate sequence of courses. Other professional academic resources, including career services and free on-campus and online tutoring, are available. Our admissions counselors can help you navigate the financial aid options that are available to you as a Lindenwood University student.
The Cybersecurity Management (MS) is offered in traditional, hybrid and online formats.
Lindenwood University Faculty
The Cybersecurity Management faculty are professionals with extensive experience in the industry. They are easily accessible and willing to help you achieve your goals by sharing their real-world experience with you.
Earning a Master of Science Degree in Cybersecurity Management at Lindenwood University
Earning a M.S. in Cybersecurity Management at Lindenwood University requires 36 credit hours. While in this program, you will experience and learn about a wide variety of subjects within the cybersecurity realm. Courses and subjects are industry-driven, relevant topics that are important to your success. Topics of study include data forensics, ethical hacking and countermeasures, business approach to cybersecurity, cybersecurity systems and architectures, secure application development, network and data center security, and many more.
You will also be required to take a Cybersecurity Management Capstone course that will tie together the components and concepts you will learn throughout your experience in the degree program.
What Can You Do with a Degree in Cybersecurity Management?
Based on the most recent statistics available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median salary for Computer and Information System Managers is $151,150/year. Whether you choose this path or another within the IT management field, the BLS is a great place to research career paths and options. The BLS reports a much faster than average industry growth rate for the field of cybersecurity. Expanding at a pace of 31%, the field will generate more than 40,000 new cybersecurity careers by 2029.
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