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Online Master of Science
Cybersecurity
Operations and
Control Management

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Lead efforts to prevent and investigate attacks on systems and data

There are more than 650,000 cybersecurity job openings, according to the industry tracker CyberSeek.1 Companies in virtually every industry sector need leaders who can control efforts to protect IT systems and critical data from theft, leaks, and hacks.

Harrisburg University’s Master of Science in Cybersecurity Operations and Control Management, now available in a fully online format, equips professionals from technical and non-technical backgrounds to step up to meet this demand. With HU, you can build an advanced base of technical architecture and engineering skills, plus knowledge in compliance, project leadership, and ethics—all while continuing to work.

[1] https://www.cyberseek.org/heatmap.html

Program features and benefits

Fully online study that accommodates full-time work schedules.

Develop technical knowledge and skills for systems architecture design, data security engineering, and network information security.

Build technical skills through a range of practical assignments and virtual lab sessions.

Gain subject-matter expertise through advanced elective coursework and a capstone project.

Optional Cyberwarfare and Cyber Defense concentration.

Study in small, collaborative classes led by HU’s experienced faculty members.

What you’ll learn

As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:

  • Examine the many aspects and ramifications of the internet and the wide spectrum of applications.
  • Differentiate the working elements of computer networks and infrastructures.
  • Apply the latest advances in internet security to protect networks for a variety of applications.
  • Investigate emerging technologies of complex contemporary security measures.
  • Explore common ethical and public policy problems in cybersecurity and how technology, regulation, and law solve them.

Career opportunities

According to IBM, the average cost of a data breach in 2022 was $4.35 million.1 Cybersecurity leaders are needed in every organization in every industry. Graduates of our MS in Cybersecurity Operations and Control Management have gone on to work in a wide range of roles, including:

  • Cybersecurity engineer or architect
  • Cloud security analyst
  • Cloud security engineer or architect
  • Information privacy officer
  • Information security officer or auditor
  • Chief information security officer
  • Consultant

 

Courses for the M.S. in Cybersecurity Operations and Control Management

How to apply

To apply to the online MS in Cybersecurity Operations and Control management, candidates should have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or international equivalent) with a minimum GPA of 3.0.* Candidates from any background are eligible to apply.

See more details, including where to fill out our free application form, on our admissions page.

*Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 may be admitted with a waiver from the program director.
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