Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Risk Management

Online
Master's Degree

Fully Accredited Program

Develop the tactical skills to plan for, respond to, and mitigate information security threats.

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Online Master's in Cybersecurity Risk Management

With evolving behaviors of cybercriminals and the increase of cyberattacks year-over-year, both public and private sector organizations are investing in cybersecurity more than ever. Georgetown University’s Online Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Risk Management program prepares you to think strategically and serve as an invaluable asset to any organization or business.

Drawing from frameworks established by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), our online program takes an interdisciplinary approach to cybersecurity, examining the field through the lenses of ethics, communications, management, law, security, and computer science. You’ll master the leading tools and techniques, such as applied intelligence and machine learning algorithms, to respond to any security threat.

You’ll also gain hands-on experience with real-time data to analyze events, detect malicious activities, and recommend countermeasures. Through collaborative online projects with classmates from around the world, you’ll develop security strategies related to information security and privacy, international standards, and industry guidelines.

  • Number of Credits

    33

  • Work Outside of Each Class

    6-9 hours per week

  • Tuition

    $47,553*

  • Enrollment

    Full-time or part-time

  • Time to Complete

    ~2 years (part-time)

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

You’ll study the impact of disruptive technological innovation on organizations, and their ability to adapt to change. You’ll learn how to identify and apply sustainable solutions to keep your team agile and better equipped to respond to shifting organizational and industry priorities.

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.

  • Headshot of Alex Crawford

    The knowledge and skills I'm learning from this program have already helped me become a successful leader in my cybersecurity career. The experience shared by faculty and classmates is invaluable.”

    Alex Crawford Master's in Cybersecurity Risk Management
  • Headshot of Jason Schaumburg

    The courses in the Cybersecurity Risk Management program are built to drive creativity, hone the dynamic thinking process, and encourage adaptability within each student.”

    Jason Schaumburg Master's in Cybersecurity Risk Management
  • Headshot of Jonathan Keisler

    The online master's program has helped deepen my knowledge of cybersecurity fundamentals and management skills. Students can apply these leading principles to a broad range of different organizations.”

    Jonathan Keisler Master's in Cybersecurity Risk Management

Ideal for working professionals, our cybersecurity program is designed to fit your schedule, with online classes that allow you to earn your degree without interrupting your career.

Upon completing the online degree program, students will be ready to design, construct, and evaluate secure computer systems. You’ll be able deploy innovative solutions, such as cloud computing and security architecture, to protect data in this new technological age.

*Tuition for the Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 terms will be available in early 2021.