“EVERY BUSINESS IS IN THE SECURITY BUSINESS”
Ralph Russo, Associate Director, Applied Computing Program
If you understand the critical nature of IT security in business, the online MPS in Cybersecurity Management program can help you hone your skills and elevate your career. Learn from current practitioners on how to tackle real-world cybersecurity challenges with IT solutions that are powerful, relevant and effective.
You’ll learn to:
- Identify security risks and known threats
- Formulate preventative security controls
- Articulate and champion business cases for security projects
- Implement tailored, organizational cybersecurity posture
- Develop security budgets based on risk modeling
- Institutionalize security-relevant governance policy
When it comes to cybersecurity, you need a well-built fortress to defend against attacks and a master plan to maintain a vigilant offense. Do you possess the intellectual and strategic weaponry you will need?
How to Apply
NO GRE OR GMAT REQUIRED
You will need a bachelor's degree in mathematics, computer information systems, computer science, information sciences, engineering, or statistics with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and/or significant relatable industry/domain work experience with a bachelor’s degree in another major, also with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Please begin your online application by registering for an account and providing:
- Official transcripts
- Official government-issued photo ID
- Application fee ($50)
- 500-word personal statement related to the program of study
You will also need to schedule an interview with the program director. If you are accepted to the MPS in Cybersecurity Management program, you will be notified by email within seven business days. You will then receive your user ID and password. If you are a returning student to Tulane, you will have your previous TU user ID and passwords reactivated.
Costs and Financial Aid
Tuition for our fully online Master’s in Cybersecurity Management is stated at our current per credit rate of $1,000.*
- Program: MPS Cybersecurity Management
- Credit Hours: 33
- Cost per Credit / Total Cost: $1,000 / $33,000
- Application Fee: $50
- Deposit: $200, applied towards tuition
*Tuition is subject to change
Financial aid, private loans, and scholarships may be available to those who qualify. Visit our Tuition and Financial Aid page or contact your enrollment advisor to learn about options to finance your graduate degree.
Course subjects include a comprehensive breadth of both the technical and business skills you need to pursue a leadership role in information security. Real-world practitioners will guide you through best practices to manage zero-day vulnerabilities and attacks, malware and the Dark Web, the reverse engineering of malware and much more.
The program can be completed in as little as 18 months and includes:
- Leadership and Management Principles for Cybersecurity Professionals
- Security and Cyber Threats for IT Managers
- Cyber Network and Telecommunications Security
- Cybersecurity Law and Policy
- IT Security Auditing and System Monitoring
- Data and Database Security
- Business Principles and IT Security Management
- Cyber Incident Response and Forensics
- Wireless, Mobile, and Cloud Security
- Software and Web Application Security
- Cyber Threats and National Security
- Enterprise Cybersecurity Management Capstone
The program also integrates the business skills required of cybersecurity managers:
- Oral and written communication and presentation skills
- Personnel and team management
- Budget planning and risk management
A cybersecurity master’s degree will prepare you for a leadership role in any organization. Graduates from this program go on to fill positions in information security management.
With the Tulane Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Management, you’ll be able to:
- Understand and apply risk management practices in a tailored plan for your organization
- Analyze and apply preventative administrative controls
- Understand and develop information technology security budgets based on security economics and risk modeling
- Institutionalize security-relevant governance policy informed by compliance needs including cyber law and regulation
- Understand, relate and apply commercial and government business process frameworks for security governance and management
- Relate in-depth knowledge of LAN/WAN, Data Architecture, Security Auditing, System Monitoring, Wireless, Telecommunications, Web Applications and Cryptography technologies from a security perspective
- Relate emerging technologies and tools, including IoT, Blockchain, biotech, and bioinformatics, to their impact on an organization's security posture
Every organization, private or public, needs data security protocols and successful cybersecurity in place. Go beyond theory and learn real-world cybersecurity from Tulane.
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Last updated August 7, 2018