Cybersecurity Management (MS)
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities represent a significant risk to business and society at large. This creates a need for business professionals who understand business and cybersecurity.
The purpose of the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management (MSCM) degree is to equip business professionals with the current knowledge and technical skills needed to develop organizational cybersecurity plans and risk management strategies, as well as managing the execution of those strategies. Additionally, the program targets cybersecurity technology professionals interested in advancing their careers into management.
MSCM students will prepare for career paths leading to positions such as cybersecurity manager, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Cyber Security Analyst, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and positions related to the Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT) framework. This degree will also be useful to managers needing to expand their understanding of cybersecurity so they can lead initiatives addressing issues such as the California Privacy Act of 2018 (effective in 2020), the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Risk Management, and Sarbanes Oxley.
The MSCM is the first graduate degree program of its type to be offered by a business school in the California State University (CSU) system and the second graduate program with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) designation to be offered by the Fowler College of Business.
Who Hires Our MSCM Graduates?
MS in Cybersecurity Management (MSCM) and Advanced Certificate in Cybersecurity Management
- ACCTG 675
Seminar in Accounting Information Systems Audit and Control (3)
- MIS 585
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Management (3)
- MIS 620
Electronic Business and Big Data Infrastructures (3)
- MIS 687
Secure Enterprise Networking & Mobile Technologies (3)
- MIS 690
Cloud Computing: Fundamentals, Architecture and Security (3)
- MIS 755
Information Systems Security and Risk Management (3)
- MIS 760
AI/Machine Learning for Cyber Intelligence and Defense (3)
Current Issues in Accounting Practices (3) [Forensic Accounting]
HSEC 690 [Fall]
Cyber Warfare & Cyber Terrorism
HSEC 690 [Spring]
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Cyber Crime
Enterprise Data Management (3)
Decision Support Systems (3)
Business Systems Analysis and Design (3)
- MIS 749
Business Analytics (3)
MIS 585 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Management
MIS 687 Secure Enterprise Networking and Mobile Technologies
MIS 695 Business Systems Analysis and Design
MIS 755 Information Systems Security and Risk Management
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