Cybersecurity threats across industries are more potent and immediate than ever before.

Augusta University Online’s MS in Information Security Management program gives you the cutting-edge skills to combat and prevent cyber-related risks. The managerial concentration within the degree allows you to tailor your coursework around advancing to a leadership role in your career — all while gaining an expert-level understanding of information security management. You’ll graduate with the in-demand skills to serve on the front line of cyber defense in any organization. 

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Make Your Master's in Information Security Management Online Count

With the constant barrage of new cyber schemes and crimes affecting how we navigate the internet, cybersecurity professionals must consistently update and upgrade their skills. Augusta University Online’s MS in Information Security Management will help you stay up-to-date on cybersecurity and information protection. Our courses focus on the core domains of information security as outlined by the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification, while going more in-depth on key topics. The program covers areas such as:

  • Human factors in information security
  • Security policy deployment
  • Risk management
  • Legal issues in information security
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Career Outlook for Online Information Security Management Graduates

With the ever-growing reliance on technology creating more needs for information and network security, the cybersecurity industry is bursting with job opportunities. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a staggering 35 percent growth in jobs between 2021 and 2031. 

When you earn an MS in Information Security Management, you prepare yourself for career opportunities such as:

Information Security Analyst*

Median Annual Salary: $102,600

Information Systems Manager*

Median Annual Salary: $159,010

Computer Systems Analyst*

Median Annual Salary: $99,270

Database Architect*

Median Annual Salary: $101,000

*Salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

What Sets Our Online Master's Degree in Information Security Management Apart

Recognized Excellence

Augusta University is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Unrivaled Experience

Our professors have first-hand experience working for top security organizations, offering an unmatched level of complexity and understanding

Focused Curriculum

The curriculum includes the core content of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Certified Information Security Manager certifications.

Military Connections

Thanks to its proximity to and relationships with military bases, our military-friendly program connects military peers, instructors and community partners for a world-class, rigorous learning experience. 

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission to the online MS in Information Security Management program, the following items must be submitted with your application:

  • Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended showing that you’ve earned a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university
    • Bachelor’s degree must be in a related field, such as computer engineering, computer science, cybersecurity, information systems, information technology, software engineering, or data science.
  • Three formal letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Proof of Lawful Presence: According to Policy 4.3.4 of the University System of Georgia, any student requesting to pay at the in-state tuition rate will be required to provide verification of their lawful presence in the United States in order to be classified as an in-state student or awarded an out-of-state tuition waiver.


There are no strict standardized test or GPA requirements. Each application will be reviewed, and an admissions decision will be rendered based on all elements of the application.

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About Augusta University Online

Augusta University Online brings the tight-knit community experience found on campus to students across the country. Small class sizes, engaged professors, strong relationships with a multitude of professional organizations and valuable input from subject matter experts across industries allow our graduate degrees to provide students with individualized attention and practical, real-world skills. One of the country’s top universities for improving economic outcomes for low- and moderate-income graduates, Augusta University Online gives students a truly transformative degree experience that allows them to make a profound impact on their lives.

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