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Master of Science in Cybersecurity Program Outcomes

We Won't Just Make You an Expert. We'll Make You a Leader.

In partnership with Saint Mary’s, real-world cybersecurity experts designed this program from the ground up. Course by course, these professionals, hiring managers, information security executives, and government officials crafted this curriculum to give you the experience, knowledge, and skills to stand out to professionals like them.

As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the business management skills relevant to administering information security programs in organizations.
  • Apply leadership skills in information security planning.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in communicating technical information.
  • Balance business needs and overall information security architecture planning.
  • Evaluate risk management frameworks, methods, and strategies.
  • Plan for cyber-attacks on networks and computer systems.
  • Protect enterprise-wide information assets.

Additional Benefits of Our Master's in Cybersecurity Courses

Prepare for CISSP and CISM. Saint Mary’s drew inspiration from the CISSP and CISM certifications while designing this program. You’ll not only earn a master’s degree in cybersecurity but graduate with the training and knowledge needed to excel at these exams immediately.

Apply Real-World Skills. Many cybersecurity programs emphasize theory over application. Ours goes in-depth on issues most relevant to real-world companies, gives you application-based coursework, and prepares you with coursework on areas like risk management, network security, and intrusion detection.

Lead the Field. Our online master’s degree in cybersecurity will add business communication, negotiation, and applied ethics to your skillset. With these strengths, you’ll graduate ready to manage fellow cyber-experts, explain your ideas to non-cyber leaders, and lead the way in cybersecurity.

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Request more information to download your free program brochure and learn more about Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s online programs. An enrollment counselor will contact you shortly to share more information and answer your questions. When you’re ready, you can click Apply Now to start your online application.