Cybersecurity Management Curriculum

The 30-unit master of cybersecurity management is a part-time program for working professionals.

A 15-unit graduate certificate in cybersecurity management is also offered and can be transferred into the degree program at any time. This program also offers the option to enroll in up to 9 units in program approved courses with the Computer Science Department. (*) Courses required to earn the certificate.

Required Courses (Choose 7)

  • Cybersecurity Technical Fundamentals (T83-560)*
  • Oversight for Excellence: Cybersecurity Management and Governance (T83-561)*
  • Efficient and Effective Cybersecurity Operations (T83-562)*
  • Cybersecurity Risk Management (T83-566)*
  • The Hacker Mindset: Cyber Attack Fundamentals (T83-567)*
  • Leadership Seminar for Technology Professionals (T81-570)
  • Cloud Security (T83-587)


Cybersecurity Management Emphasis (Choose 3)

  • Enterprise Network Security (T83-563)
  • Access Control/ID Management (T83-564)
  • Cybersecurity Analytics (T83-565)
  • Emerging Issues and Technology in Cybersecurity (T83-568)
  • Incident Response and Business Continuity (T83-569)
  • Malware Analysis and Penetration Testing (T83-570)


Cybersecurity Design & Engineering Emphasis (Choose 3)

Offered through Computer Science & Engineering Department for those with a STEM background

  • Network Security (CSE 571S)
  • Systems Security (CSE 523S)
  • Operating Systems Organization (CSE 422S)
  • Security of the Internet of Things and Embedded Systems Security (CSE 469S)
  • Secure Software Engineering (CSE 433S)


Bridge Course (Counts as 1 elective if taken)

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity (T83-559)