Flexible Schedules

Choose your courseload and graduate between 12 and 16 months

Develop In-Demand Skills

Learn to excel in the Cybersecurity field through technical, policy and analytics courses

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100% ONLINE MBA – Cybersecurity and Data

Leading the way in Cybersecurity

With the number of harmful data breaches spiking over the past decade, the business world is taking extra measures to ensure data safety. Learn how to develop the skills necessary to keep digital information secure with an SAU MBA with a concentration in Cybersecurity and Data.

This concentration introduces students to the fundamentals of protecting and utilizing data effectively through cybersecurity policies related to privacy, security, access and quality of data. In addition to data privacy, students will gain an understanding of cloud computing and methods of collecting, analyzing and reporting various types of commonly used data for effective decision making. Convenient online classes allow you to complete your coursework anytime, anywhere.*

*Students must reside in the United States.



CPS605 Data Privacy

Introduces the fundamentals of understanding, protecting, and utilizing data effectively through 

cybersecurity policies related to privacy, security, access, and quality of data on the web. Examines how privacy and governance differ and identifies methods to protect assets and personal identifiable information and avoiding data breaches. Focuses on the four pillars of data governance as essential tools for using data and assets related to privacy.

CPS610 Cloud Computing

Introduces cloud computing through the delivery of ubiquitous, available on-demand network access to 

computing services contained within a shared pool of configurable secured computing resources. Examines networks, servers, data storage, applications, services, software, analytics, and artificial intelligence. Investigates methods of deploying cloud solutions, test projects, and designing secure networks for cloud deployment. Focuses on security requirements for scheduling, identifying, and assessing storage requirements for cloud deployments

CPS615 Foundations of Big Data

Introduces methods of collecting, analyzing, and reporting various types of commonly used data by converting raw data into usable information for stakeholders and decision-makers. Examines data concepts and environments, data mining, data analysis, visualization, and data governance, quality, control, and using big data for effective decision-making. Focuses on data privacy questions essential for risk assessment concerning breaches, evaluation of client access, and incorporation of privacy impact assessments

MBA Cybersecurity and Data Featured Courses

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Career Outlook

According to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Information Security Analyst's Outlook, cybersecurity jobs are among the fastest-growing career areas nationally. The BLS predicts cybersecurity jobs will grow 31% through 2029, over seven times faster than the national average job growth of 4%.

Upcoming Start Dates

Next application deadline:

  • Oct 9, 2023

Next start date:

  • Oct 30, 2023