Master's Programs in Cybersecurity – Details

The EPCE-sponsored online graduate certificates and programs in cybersecurity through Excelsior College are designed to help you move to the front of the pack in cybersecurity and provide advanced expertise you can use immediately in your job.  Programs are aligned with the academic requirements for cybersecurity set by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

The MS in Cybersecurity enhances your current education and professional experience with knowledge and skills required for cyber professionals.

The curriculum is designed to prepare professionals to use cutting-edge techniques and strategies to protect critical information within their organization.

The Master of Science degree in Cybersecurity consists of the following requirements. (30 credit hours)

  • Foundations of Cybersecurity
  • Communication Security
  • Ethics, Legal, and Compliance Issues in Cybersecurity
  • Information Assurance 
  • Leadership and Communication in Cybersecurity
  • Project Management
  • Cybersecurity Capstone


Fast-Track Degree Completion with Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)

Excelsior College awards academic credit for accredited college coursework you've successfully completed, including military and professional training, certifications, licenses, and exams. Learn how to Start with More Credit.


Learn Now, Pay Later with Deferred Tuition Program

Excelsior offers a deferred tuition program for those utilizing tuition reimbursement or GI Benefits.  This means instead of paying at the time of registration or using a payment plan, payment is deferred until after the course is completed.  This allows ample time for you to submit your tuition reimbursement paperwork for a refund.


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MBA in Cybersecurity Management
Professionals looking to get ahead in the Cybersecurity industry can stand out by getting an MBA in cybersecurity management.

The MBA in Cybersecurity Management consists of the following requirements:

Foundation Requirements (0 to 15 credit hours, waivable)

  • Ethics
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Quantitative Analysis

MBA Core Courses (24 credit hours)

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Business Communications
  • Change Management
  • Global Business Environment
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • Leadership
  • Managerial Finance
  • Strategy and Policy Capstone

Cybersecurity Management Concentration (9 credit hours)

  • Ethics, Legal, and Compliance Issues in Cybersecurity
  • IT Risk Analysis and Management
  • Information Assurance


Institutional Accreditation

Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.



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