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.
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:
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:
Median Annual Salary: $102,600
Median Annual Salary: $159,010
Median Annual Salary: $99,270
Median Annual Salary: $101,000
*Salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Earning a graduate degree is about more than career advancement — it’s about developing the skills to live a better, more financially stable life. Thanks to our affordably priced and career-focused graduate degrees, we rank in the top 5 percent for increased economic mobility for low- and moderate-income students, according to the Economic Mobility Index, a tool created by the Third Way think tank.
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.
Our professors have first-hand experience working for top security organizations, offering an unmatched level of complexity and understanding
The curriculum includes the core content of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Certified Information Security Manager certifications.
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.
To be considered for admission to the online MS in Information Security Management program, the following items must be submitted with your application:
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.
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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