Master’s in Cybersecurity Management
Safeguard Network and Digital Assets
Develop your leadership approach to securing your organization’s digital resources through an online cybersecurity master’s degree. The Master’s in Cybersecurity Management at Lindenwood University can help you advance your expertise in responsive and proactive strategies to protect your organization’s cyber landscape.
This 100% online master’s cyber security degree program explores core areas within cybersecurity, including forensics evaluation, ethical hacking and countermeasures, as well as cybersecurity systems and architecture. Your cyber security master’s online coursework covers technology and business concepts to give you a well-rounded foundation for leadership in cybersecurity.
Graduates can pursue lucrative roles such as database administrator, network and computer systems administrator, computer and information systems manager and much more!
Program at a Glance
Cost per Credit
At Lindenwood, we’ve designed a more accelerated, career-focused education model rooted in a 190-year-plus history of academic excellence, propelled by the aspirations of students like you.
- Accessible Learning
Your online cybersecurity master’s degree coursework will cover advanced concepts and applications within network and digital security theory and application. Refine your current approach to safeguarding organizational technology assets through an exploration of the following key cybersecurity topics:
- Cybersecurity Systems and Architectures
- Secure Application Development
- Current Issues in Cybersecurity
- Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Graduates can leverage cyber security backgrounds in a number of IT and computer fields, such as information security analysis and computer network architecture. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), information security analysts earn a median annual salary of $102,600. Computer architects can earn $120,520 annually.
For admission to your program, you will need to complete your online application and submit the following documents:
- Online Application
- Letter of intent/personal statement, including a personal statement regarding your interest in the program and career goals
- Official undergraduate transcript(s) as well as official transcript(s) from any graduate school(s) attended
- Transcripts demonstrating completion of undergraduate degree in related field with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in all major coursework.
- The official results from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) may be required if GPA is below 3.0.
- Contact information for three academic and/or professional references.
- 1,000-word statement of purpose describing applicant’s goals.
- Specific deliverables depending on area of study, such as a writing sample and/or portfolio of work.
The cost per credit hour for this program is $551. Besides affordable tuition, we offer a generous transfer policy of up to nine credits toward your degree completion to further offset tuition costs—to save you time and money on your education!
Frequently Asked Questions
A master’s in cybersecurity covers advanced concepts and applications within cybersecurity. Lindenwood’s 100% online master’s cybersecurity degree program covers the key areas within cybersecurity, such as forensics evaluation, ethical hacking and countermeasures, as well as cybersecurity systems and architecture.
A master’s in cybersecurity is a graduate-level degree so there is some degree of difficulty as more advanced concepts in cyber security are introduced and explored.
It’s important for students to understand what cybersecurity comprises. Primarily, cybersecurity aims at the safeguarding of network and digital resources with the objective of protecting against cyberattacks and data breaches. From here, it covers areas such as regulatory compliance and business continuity.
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Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?
Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. After nearly 200 years of academic excellence, Lindenwood is committed to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.
We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.
We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.
Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.
We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.
We are committed to helping you succeed.
Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.