Master - Business Administration: Computer & Information Security

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The Master of Business Administration program in Computer & Information Security at Northcentral University emphasizes the abilities and knowledge necessary to pursue a career in business and computer security. Read on to find out more about this program today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Master of Business Administration program in Computer & Information Security at Northcentral University is designed to help you grow your knowledge of business and technology for future potential careers. You may have the opportunity to select from a variety of different specialization courses so as to focus more on areas in which you have particular talent or interest. Courses will cover basic topics such as foundations for graduate study in business, as well as more specific subjects such as risk management. You will be required to pass all your courses with at least a B average and complete a capstone research project in order to graduate from the program.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying to this program, you should have a good mind for technology and organization. You should also have interest in polishing your already well-developed business skills and learning new business and technology techniques. You are required to have a bachelor's degree prior to applying to this program at Northcentral University.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program you will be required to complete 30 credit hours. Of those credits, 15 will be from required foundational courses, 12 credits will be from specialized courses, and three credits will be from a final research project.

Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Computer & Information Security

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
BTM5000-8 Foundations for Graduate Study in Business
MGT5019 -8 Ethics in Business
SKS5000-8 Comprehensive Strategic Knowledge Studies
MGT5028-8 Business Statistics
HRM5000-8 Human Resource Management
Specialization Courses
Select 4 courses from the following:
CIS5000-8 Introduction to Computer Security
CIS5002-8 Corporate Computer and Network Security
CIS5003-8 Cyber Forensics: Collecting, Examining, and Preserving Evidence of Computer and Information Crimes
CIS5004-8 Introduction to Systems Certification and Accreditation
CIS5005-8 Cyberterrorism, Information Warfare, and Critical Infrastructure Protection
CIS5008-8 Risk Management in Information Assurance and Security
CIS5009-8 Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Assurance
CIS5010-8 Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery for the Security Professional
Signature Course
CIS6010-8 Computer Information and Security Research Project

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

After graduating from this program, you may choose to look into career options that suit your individual talents or interests. You could find work with a group or team, working individually or as a leader, and in many other potential environments.

Career paths you could pursue include, but are not limited to:

  • Computer Security Program Designer/Programmer
  • Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Business Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • Website Administrator/Moderator
  • Human Resources