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The Information Security Master of Business Administration is designed to help you become a manager with a strong understanding of business fundamentals who also understands the business applications of information security.

If you have a minimum of two years of professional work experience and are interested in leading an information security or compliance team, the InfoSec MBA is made for you.
About the InfoSec MBA

The InfoSec MBA focuses on managerial decision making, analytical problem solving, oral and written communication and application of theoretical constructs—all set in an information security framework. Since information technology has become the core of contemporary business practices, the curriculum goes beyond tactical systems issues and positions information security in the panorama of all business functions.

In addition to addressing the critically important issues in all functional business disciplines, this program has a particular emphasis on:

  • Understanding of information technology
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity and potential risks on organizations
  • Tools to assess cybersecurity risks and an understanding of how to assess and manage those risks
  • Management of technical talent, policy ethics and selling of cyber security products 

Emphasizing both in-class and experiential activities, learning takes place face-to-face as well as synchronously, using the latest online technologies. The program is a hybrid of live virtual classes and in-person residencies that meet once every two months on a Saturday in Northern Virginia*. In addition to an MBA degree, all graduates receive the NSA-approved certificate: Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professionals (NSTISSI No. 4011).

*Due to Covid-19, all in-person residencies will be held virtually until further notice.

 
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