Defend online data and systems
The Master of Science in Business Cybersecurity Management offered by the WVU John Chambers College of Business and Economics is designed to address the significant need for cybersecurity talent. There are over 209,000 cybersecurity jobs in the US that are not filled, and cybersecurity job postings are up to 74 percent in the last five years, according to a 2015 Bureau of Labor Statistics study. The degree is built to equip the motivated student with the toolkit to engage, lead and own the cybersecurity business career path. You will be prepared to hold a number of diverse positions, to include security analyst, network security engineer, information security manager and security administrator.
In today’s world there is a significant need for cybersecurity professionals in both business and government to combat intellectual property theft, credit card fraud, pirated content, data theft, malware, ransomware, and more. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the job outlook in this field through 2026 is growing at a much faster-than-average rate of 28% per year.
The online graduate degree in Business Cybersecurity Management, offered through the WVU John Chambers School of Business and Economics, gives students the skills they need to become cybersecurity professionals and to adapt to growing changes in security technology. The program provides a natural graduate pathway for students in computer science, management information systems and criminal justice.
Ranked #21 Among Public Online Business Master's Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
CYBER courses cover cutting-edge technical and management-focused topics and sub-fields within cybersecurity. Everything from cybersecurity data analytics, machine learning, and security architecture, to cryptography, penetration testing, software security, and more. You can even work with expert faculty on basic and applied cybersecurity research.
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