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An expert in the cyber lab: Explore Regent's online master's in cyber security - cybersecurity management program.

M.S. in Cybersecurity – Cybersecurity Management

Gain an Edge in Cybersecurity

Regent’s Master of Science (M.S.) in Cybersecurity – Cybersecurity Management focuses on managing cybersecurity programs across public and private sector organizations. You can gain the leadership skills needed to effectively develop, implement and maintain a digital security strategy to protect your organization’s data.

Online
30+
June 17, 2024
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Expand Your Expertise

Learn about network and systems securities, information assurance compliance, and identity management.

Streamline Your Strategies

Explore strategies for leading organizational change amidst ever-evolving technology.

Develop Sound Structures

Learn to structure cyber workforces and systems as an organizational architect.

Lead Recovery Plans

Develop information technology disaster recovery plans that align with business continuation plans.

Presented from a Christian worldview, these cybersecurity courses are offered online and supported by faculty in Virginia Beach.

Please complete the Request Information form on this page to learn more about this program.

On completing the M.S. in Cybersecurity – Cybersecurity Management degree, you can:

  • Employ principles for cybersecurity compliance, including network security and risk management.
  • Develop information systems security and assurance frameworks.
  • Investigate Internet and network designs and procedures for preventing security vulnerabilities.

Career Opportunities

  • Cybersecurity Manager
  • Digital Security Project Manager
  • Network/Systems Administrator
  • Security Architect
  • Organizational Development Specialist
  • Information Assurance Executive
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Higher Earnings with a Master's Degree Bureau of Labor Statistics
Development of information systems security and assurance frameworks, policies, roles, responsibilities, practices, and procedures to include the basic principles of Information Assurance and Information systems Security.
Investigation of Internet and network architectures and procedures for preventing and addressing security vulnerabilities, threats, and attacks. Exploring security vulnerabilities and improved algorithms, protocols, and best security practices for public, private and enterprise systems.
Techniques of systems design, analysis and best practices in digital forensics. Presents methods to properly conduct a computer forensics investigation and to handle a cybersecurity incident.
Examination of information security management issues for government, corporations, and other organizations, including the planning, designing, implementing, managing, and auditing security at all levels. Cross-listed with GOV 530.
Development of business continuation and disaster recovery strategies and plans, including the methodology used to create and validate a plan for maintaining continuous business operations before, during, and after disruptive events.
Provides an understanding of organizational structure and organizational life-cycle development. Students learn the role of the leader as an organizational architect. The course examines the role of the Organizational Development (OD) specialist and how leaders intervene in their own organizations, as well as how consultants intervene in other organizations.
Compares and contrasts strategic thinking with strategic planning and presents the value of both. Students study the leader’s role in organizational change – creating and preventing change, as well as determining the organization’s readiness for change. In addition, students explore the reasons for resistance to change and strategies for coping with resistance.
Technology as the study of tools and methods and explores how leaders help followers interact with tools and methods to accomplish the organization’s objectives. This includes job design, human-computer interaction, understanding how new technology should cause current tools and methods to change, and how to help followers through the adoption and diffusion of the innovation process.

2023-24 Semester Check-In Deadlines

All students are expected to check-in for the semester two weeks before the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

SessionSemester Check-InSession Start Date
Session AFriday, August 11Monday, August 21
Session MFriday, September 8Monday, September 18
Session BFriday, October 13Monday, October 23
Session CThursday, January 4Monday, January 8
Session TFriday, January 26Monday, February 5
Session DFriday, March 1Monday, March 11
Session EFriday, April 26Monday, May 6
Session FFriday, June 7Monday, June 17

Admissions Requirements

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

Part-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
MS in Cybersecurity$6956$4,170

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
MS in Cybersecurity$6959$6,255

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Part-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
MS in Cybersecurity$6956$4,170

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
MS in Cybersecurity$6959$6,255

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

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