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 cyber forensics and

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, 18 will be from required foundational courses, nine 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
MBA 5102 Welcome to Changing Times - Business in the 21st Century
MBA 5110 Managing People and Teams
MBA 5121 Managerial Decision-Making
MBA 5130 Managing Business Finances
MBA 5140 Operations Management
MBA 5150 Innovation and Marketing
Specialization Courses
Select 3 courses from the following:
CIS 5000 Introduction to Computer Security
CIS 5002 Corporate Computer and Network Security
CIS 5003 Cyber Forensics: Collecting, Examining, and Preserving Evidence of Computer and Information Crimes
CIS 5004 Introduction to systems Certification and Accreditation
CIS 5005 Cyber terrorism, Information Warfare, and Critical Infrastructure Protection
CIS 5008 Risk Management in Information Assurance and Security
CIS 5009 Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Security
CIS 5010 Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery for the Security Professional
Signature Course
MBA 6010 Strategic Planning

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