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Cybersecurity Management Graduate Certificate

What You’ll Study

Cybersecurity is one of today’s fastest-growing fields worldwide.  Because new threats emerge every day, companies and governments need skilled professionals to protect their data and applications. The McColl School’s Cybersecurity Management Graduate Certificate will provide you with a deeper understanding of data risks and how to examine the legal, privacy, and compliance environments facing organizations globally. You will learn to identify and propose solutions to issues managers face in complex organization systems. You will also be able to understand and apply data protection principles and techniques for protecting data at rest, data in motion, and data in processing. If you’d like to advance in your career as a cybersecurity professional, this is the program for you! 

Through a partnership with the University of Dallas Gupta School of Business, Queens’ McColl School students learn from highly qualified cybersecurity professors in a nationally recognized program. Since 2003, the University of Dallas has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.

The Certificate in Cybersecurity Management can be completed on its own or as a specialization in the MBA program.

Program Highlights

Number of credits: 15 credit hours 

Number of courses needed to graduate: 5 

Average Completion Time: 3-5 semesters 

Cost per credit: $1,165 

Flexible Program: In-person, Online, and Hybrid

How Can You Use This Certificate?

The need for cybersecurity professionals exists across industries. You can find work as: 

  • Information Security Analyst 
  • Network Security Engineer 
  • Cybersecurity Manager 
  • Computer Forensics Investigator 
  • Cybersecurity Consultant 

Highlighted Courses

  • Operations Management (MBA 650) 
  • Management of Information Systems (MBA 655) 
  • Data Protection (MBA 656)
  • Operational Cybersecurity Management (MBA 658) 

Program Contact

Dawn Chanland, D.B.A.

MBA Program Director
Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior

graduateadmissions@queens.edu

Joseph Campos, M.B.A.

Graduate Recruiter

graduateadmissions@queens.edu
704-337-2514

Meet Your Professors

Accreditation

The McColl School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) which is the gold standard for business schools. Fewer than six percent of business schools worldwide have obtained AACSB accreditation.