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Master of Science in
Cybersecurity Management & Policy

As cyber threats become more prevalent, opportunities in government entities, defense contractors, and private corporations will grow. The Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management and Policy at Embry-Riddle is an online program designed for working professionals who aim to transition into a leadership role. Housed in the Department of Security Studies & International Affairs, the M.S. in Cybersecurity Management and Policy program focuses on hands-on processes early.

Through this program, students can complete all classes online as they fit into their schedules, allowing students to continue working throughout the duration of studies and begin applying learned skills right away.

Take advantage of the state-of-the-art technology ERAU is known for and work alongside faculty with almost 400 years of combined practical experience in social sciences and security issues.

Students benefit from the knowledge of fellow students, as the majority of them are fellow working professionals who bring their own experiences to class.

Emerge from the program with improved critical thinking and management skills, as well as knowledge of the most current cybersecurity policies, laws, and practices.

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About Cybersecurity Management & Policy at the Worldwide & Online Campus

The future of cybersecurity in business and government will depend on people who have the insight not only how to build secure systems, but also design, implement, and enforce information management and security policies and systems. As the world continues to remain connected via cyberspace, there’s a growing demand for cybersecurity careers in government, contracting, IT, armed forces, financial services, education, and health care. The Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management & Policy program at Embry-Riddle Worldwide provides students with the education to protect and manage information, the most valuable asset in any organization. The profession needs technically astute individuals who can weave management and policy development skills with an understanding of the technical aspects of cybersecurity.

This 30-credit, online program is particularly well suited to professionals already in the workforce who need additional education to build their skill set in this ever-growing area of practice.

The Worldwide Campus’ goal is for graduates to emerge from the MS in Cybersecurity Management & Policy program with an understanding of cybersecurity and its ramifications across the organization, along with improved critical thinking, leadership and management skills.

Embry-Riddle Cybersecurity Management & Policy curriculum is constantly updated to reflect a rapidly changing industry. Students can expect to study: risk assessment, management and mediation; threat vectors and mitigation processes; design and management of secure information systems; emerging tools and resources for industry and platform security; and current events in cybersecurity and data breaches.

Offered completely online, this program also allows you to network with fellow professionals from around the world, as well as skillful faculty members with decades of practical experience.

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30 Credits

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