Management of Cybersecurity Operations

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The Management of Cybersecurity Operations degree program provides students with an interdisciplinary education that will prepare them to tackle complex cybersecurity issues using holistic methods.

Students will learn risk management, security framework integration, incident response, disaster recovery, acquisition lifecycle management, and information security governance strategies designed to reduce the risks associated with evolving cyber threats and cybercrime.

Management of Cybersecurity Operations Degree Overview

Protecting organizations from cybersecurity threats is critical. And with the increasing costs associated with recovery from serious attacks and with many organizations left vulnerable through lack of planning, risk management is a key component to the continued success of most businesses. The cybersecurity management degree prepares graduates to meet this increasing demand.

Students will complete a series of core business requirements along with major-specific courses to ensure students have knowledge to appropriately apply the management of information systems with the principles and practices of modern business management.

Sample Courses:

  • International Business
  • Business Policy
  • Management Information Systems
  • Cybersecurity Management of Systems and Product Acquisition
  • Management of Cybersecurity Governance

What Can You Do With a Cybersecurity Management Degree?

As concern and awareness increase over the continued threat of cyber attacks, a Management of Cybersecurity Operations Degree is worth the investment.

Through an emphasis on practical experience and a curriculum taught by experts in the field, our students are well-prepared to step into any role. Our graduates find entry-level positions within:

  • Information Assurance Management
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Risk Management,
  • Security Audit and Compliance
  • Information Assurance System Architecture and Engineering

A Curriculum Designed with Distinction

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Athens State University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE).

Management of Cybersecurity Operations Degree programs that meet these standards have:

  • Establishes standards for cybersecurity curriculum and academic excellence,
  • Includes competency development among students and faculty,
  • Values community outreach and leadership in professional development,
  • Integrates cybersecurity practice within the institution across academic disciplines,
  • Actively engages in solutions to challenges facing cybersecurity education.
US Department of Homeland Security
National Security Agency

Pursue Your Dream Job in Business

A degree in Management of Cybersecurity Operations from Athens State University can prepare you for a rewarding career in a variety of industries. Prepare for lucrative, in-demand employment opportunities in a supportive, flexible learning environment.

  • $100K Median 2019 Salary for Information Security Analysts with a Bachelor's Degree
  • $122K Median 2019 Salary for Cybersecurity Manager with a Bachelor's Degree

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