MANAGE AND PROTECT COMPLEX CYBERSECURITY SYSTEMS.
In the online MBA with a Cybersecurity Management concentration from Queens University of Charlotte, you will examine how information systems are developed and used in organizations to achieve business success and competitive advantage.
Our MBA Cybersecurity Management concentration is designed for those starting or advancing in diverse management-related cybersecurity careers.
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Gain Hands-On Experience
In your cybersecurity courses online, you will have the opportunity to study real cybersecurity breach cases, interface with security experts, conduct lab simulations and penetration testing, collaborate on problem-solving projects and write your own reports.
Address Today’s Cybersecurity Challenges
Faculty who are also experts in their field will prepare you to work with cutting-edge techniques as you identify and propose solutions that promote competitive advantage.
Career Outlook: Apply Your Expertise to Many Industries
Cybersecurity threats plague the sensitive data of businesses and other organizations worldwide. Our MBA cybersecurity concentration prepares you for administrative positions in cybersecurity careers.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, information security is partly responsible for the above-average growth of computer and information technology occupations, which are projected to grow 12 percent from 2018 to 2028.¹
INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGER
As an information security manager, you would maintain security protocols, oversee IT professionals, identify and prevent security issues. For this position, you would need strong cybersecurity, security risk management and security testing skills.²
NETWORK SECURITY SPECIALIST
As a network security specialist, you would detect, prevent and work to solve cybersecurity threats toward your organization. With your specialized skills, you could manage network security teams and make larger-scale cybersecurity decisions.³
You may also qualify for these titles:
- Cybersecurity Systems Manager
- Cybersecurity Network Manager
- Cybersecurity Officer
- Vice President
MBA cybersecurity courses online at Queens University of Charlotte help you apply principles of data protection to data at rest, data in motion and data in processing. You will also examine legal, privacy and compliance environments that apply to management-related cybersecurity careers.
Course Spotlight: MBA 656 Data Protection
Develop working knowledge of fundamental data protection techniques including encryption algorithms and systems, steganography, data masking and data obfuscation. Examine defenses against DDOS and other data attacks.SEE ALL COURSES
Course Spotlight: MBA 657 Compliance and Legal Issues
Familiarize yourself with a general foundation of laws and industry standards that apply across most organizations that handle sensitive data. Explore how security and compliance obligations can be used to establish security, compliance and risk management programs for an enterprise.
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Flexible MBA: Finance
Prepare for financial management roles across industries, including insurance, manufacturing, and government institutions.
Flexible MBA: Healthcare Management
Lead the administrative side of patient-centered care, from budgeting and scheduling to human resources.
Flexible MBA: Leadership and Change
Understand your approach to leadership and examine the human dynamics of organizational change.
Flexible MBA: Global Business Management
In the online MBA with Global Business Management concentration from Queens University of Charlotte, you will gain business skills and insights that are applicable to global challenges in diverse organizations.
Frequently Asked Questions
As you explore the MBA with Queens University, our dedicated staff is here to ensure your decision-making is stress-free and enjoyable. If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 866-313-2356.
The total tuition for the MBA program depends on the track students choose. For the MBA with foundational courses, the total tuition is $45,540. For the MBA without foundational courses, the total tuition is $41,940. For the MBA program with specialization courses, total tuition is $41,940 to $45,540.
Yes, this program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB. Through its rigorous standards and processes, AACSB accredits institutions that uphold its mission and core values, work to advance the interests of global business education, and participate in AACSB’s community of leading business schools. In this context, AACSB focuses on continuous quality improvement in business education through engagement, innovation, and impact.
Yes, the MBA program accepts transfer credits. Please speak to an Admissions Advisor for more information.
To be admitted to the program, you must submit an application, resume, official transcripts of all colleges previously attended, statement of purpose (500–750 words) and two letters of recommendation.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (April 10, 2020). Computer and Information Technology Occupations. Retrieved Aug. 19, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/home.htm.
- PayScale. (Aug. 4, 2020). Average Information Security Manager Salary. Retrieved Aug. 19, 2020, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Information_Security_Manager/Salary.
- PayScale. (Aug. 4, 2020). Average Network Security Specialist Salary. Retrieved Aug. 19, 2020, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Network_Security_Specialist/Salary.