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Careers in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Careers: Advance in an In-Demand Industry

Lindenwood’s online Master’s in Cybersecurity Management degree will prepare you for professional advancement in a fast-growing field. The program delivers skills in network security, data forensics, ethical hacking, and more, along with the expertise you need for diverse cybersecurity careers.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cybersecurity field is growing at a fast pace of 10%. At this rate, 48,100 positions for computer and information systems managers alone will be created by 2029.

Information Security Analyst

$99,730/year

Information security analysts use the latest software to protect companies from information security breaches and cyber attacks. These professionals must grow along with the expanding tech industry, and choose updated software and security programs as new products become available.

Chief Information Security Officer

$163,768/year

Chief information security officers oversee the cybersecurity operations of a company. Their responsibilities include developing security plans and procedures, and choosing appropriate software to appropriately defend against information security breaches and cyber attacks.

Career and salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Payscale.com.

Additional cybersecurity careers:

  • Computer network architect
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Information security manager

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Program Outcomes: Skills for the Future of Cybersecurity

When you complete the online Master’s in Cybersecurity Management degree, you will be able to:

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