Center for Cybersecurity Education

Protecting, Defending and Securing the Digital World

Graduate Programs in Cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity Programs in the College of Business are designed to offer students a real world Cybersecurity education taught by Cybersecurity professionals. Since 2003, the Cybersecurity program at UD has been recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance / Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

The College of Business offers a 30 credit hour Masters of Science in Cybersecurity, a 42 credit hour MBA with a concentration in Cybersecurity, and an 18 credit hour Graduate Cybersecurity Certificate.

Masters of Science (M.S.) in Cybersecurity (10 Classes / 30 Credit Hours)

BUAD 6300: Business Analytics
BUAD 6305: The Effective Leader
BUAD 8310: Business and Society
CYBS 6350: Data Protection
CYBS 6355: Compliance and Legal Issues
CYBS 7350: Operational Cybersecurity Management
CYBS 7351: Strategic Cybersecurity Management
CYBS 7355: Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessment
CYBS 7359: Digital Forensics
CYBS 8395: Cybersecurity Practicum

MBA with Cybersecurity Concentration (14 Classes / 42 Credit Hours)

ACCT 6300: Accounting for Managers
BUAD 6300: Business Analytics
BUAD 6305: The Effective Leader
BUAD 8310: Business and Society
CYBS 6350: Data Protection
CYBS 6355: Compliance and Legal Issues
CYBS 7350: Operational Cybersecurity Management
CYBS 7351: Strategic Cybersecurity Management
FINA 6305: Managerial Finance
MARK 6305: Value Based Marketing
MANA 6307: Managing Complex Organizations
MANA 8320: Global Strategy
OPER 6305: Management of Operations
BUAD 8390: The Capstone Experience

Graduate Cybersecurity Certificate Coursework (6 Classes / 18 Credit Hours)

CYBS 6350: Data Protection
CYBS 6355: Compliance and Legal Issues
CYBS 7350: Operational Cybersecurity Management
CYBS 7351: Strategic Cybersecurity Management
CYBS 7355: Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessment
CYBS 7359: Digital Forensics

 

The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business uses a trimester system, with fall, spring and summer terms. With year-round classes and multiple starting points each term, students can choose from 12 week, 6 week, intensives or intermester classes.