Expert-level cyber security professionals are at a premium as public and private sector budgets soar to keep cybercrime at bay. Top dollar investment demands top talent, and now is the perfect time to capitalize on the global need for experts.
Our online M.S. in Cyber Security can help you reach areas of the industry a bachelor’s degree typically can’t, such as management and even the C-suite. Develop your technical abilities in burgeoning areas like cloud security and mobile forensics. Round out your repertoire with business concepts essential for leadership roles.
Why choose Maryville for your cyber security master’s?
Your success going forward depends on details and decisions. We’re uniquely prepared to help you learn the technical intricacies of cyber security and turn them into strategies that protect precious data. The Maryville Virtual Lab is a course delivery system that doubles as a virtual training ground. From any device, anywhere, you can hone your skills in a safe and protected environment. It’s literally practice for the professional world.
Our faculty members know the industry’s highest expectations because they’ve seen them firsthand in their positions in Fortune 500 companies and the FBI. Most of our faculty members still work actively in cyber security, which helps us keep a fluid line of communication open with the marketplace. The dedication to help you elevate your career, from security analyst to network architect or IS engineer to chief security officer, is what makes this program more than a set of courses.
Gain more than incentives. Gain influence.
The International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that “by 2018, fully 75% of chief security officers and chief information security officers will report directly to the CEO, not the CIO.” Our program is part of the John E. Simon College of Business to prepare you for the changing role of cyber security professionals within business. Aspire to sit shoulder to shoulder with top decision-makers. Make your cyber security strategies an integral part of business strategy.
What can I do with a master’s in
According to technology job site Dice.com, information security jobs rank No. 3 among technology jobs hiring managers are struggling to fill.
Cyber security job titles and median salaries in 2016:
$145,319 Chief Information Security Officer
$128,172 Security Director, Computing/Networking /IT
$112,670 Chief Security Officer
$112,014 Network Architect
$103,339 Information Security Manager
$88,777 Security Engineer