Cybersecurity Management

Online MBA Degree from an Accredited Leader in Adult Education


Excelsior College designed its Master of Business Administration (Cybersecurity Management) to meet a growing need in the job market.

Demand for cybersecurity management specialists is higher than ever. And now it's easier than ever to specialize in cybersecurity at the MBA level, thanks to Excelsior.

Like all of our online master of business administration degree programs, Excelsior's cybersecurity management MBA concentration offers superior convenience and flexibility for working adults. You'll complete your MBA quickly and affordably, while gaining specialized cybersecurity management skills that boost your job performance and earning potential.

Excelsior's online MBA degree program can fast forward your career. Here's how.

An MBA Degree to Boost Your Cybersecurity Career

Excelsior is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. (Learn more about the MSCHE accreditation programs and specialized accreditations on our accreditation page.)

As a nonprofit, accredited college, Excelsior upholds the highest academic standards. Graduates from our online MBA program compete for jobs on equal terms with graduates from traditional cybersecurity management MBA degree programs.

You'll gain practical, up-to-date expertise that employers are looking for in areas such as:

  • IT risk assessment
  • Cybersecurity law, ethics and regulations
  • Cyber attacks and defenses
  • Mobile and cloud security
  • Cybercrime and cyberterrorism

Here are the degree requirements for Excelsior's online MBA program.

Employers in nearly every industry (including government) need cybersecurity management professionals. With an MBA from Excelsior, you'll be able to compete for jobs such as:

  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Cybersecurity engineer
  • Project manager
  • Cyberdefense advisor/investigator
  • Cybersecurity consultant

Upon completion of an Excelsior College Master of Business Administration, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Analyze real-world business problems and generate recommendations for action.
  2. Integrate accounting, marketing, finance, management, and economics into strategic business analysis.
  3. Assess the impact of the global business environment on business situations.
  4. Apply quantitative methods to analysis of business situations.
  5. Perform ethically and professionally in business and society.
  6. Communicate effectively to relevant audiences orally and in written materials.
  7. Collaborate in teams to produce required deliverables.
  8. Apply project management skills to business situations.
  9. Assess the ethical implications of actions for diverse stakeholders.

The MBA requires 36 - 51 credits, depending on a student's prior learning. Students may transfer in up to 24 approved credits. The program has 5 foundation requirements that can be waived on the basis of prior upper level undergraduate study in the relevant areas. Approved undergraduate courses must be no older than 10 years, with a grade of B or better. The foundation requirements are:

  • Ethics
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Quantitative Analysis

Any waivers will be counted as part of the 24 credits allowed in transfer. See catalog for further details.

See the credit requirements in chart form.

Master of Business Administration
Degree with concentration in Technology Management

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IACBE Specialized Accreditation

Excelsior College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; The IACBE is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Science in Business and Master of Business Administration.

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