Online MBA with Certificate in Information Security
Today's business environment is fast-changing and becoming increasingly complex. In response, employers are recognizing the need for a new type of business professional: one who is agile, with a diverse skillset, and able to make organizational decisions with a systems-thinking mindset.
Champlain College recognizes the challenges of today's enterprises, as well as the need for professionals to differentiate themselves with a more focused area of specialization. That's why our online MBA in information security not only delivers the technical skills and business concepts expected of a traditional business degree program, but also teaches students policy-based information assurance strategies and gives them the skills to be responsible for (and strategically protect) an organization's networks and systems.
If you are a business professional looking for high-quality information security MBA programs, or an information security professional looking to expand your skillset, Champlain's online MBA with a concentration in information security might be right for you!
Why Earn Your MBA at Champlain College?
Finish Your Master's Degree In as Little as 12 Months
The online MBA in information security is designed to allow highly motivated students to earn a master's degree from a nationally recognized, accredited college in as little as one year. The program accommodates working professionals with busy lives and demanding careers, allowing you to choose a one or two-year accelerated path to completion. Your academic advisor will help you determine the time frame for completion that works best for you.
Immediately Apply Information Security MBA Coursework to Your Career
Instead of relying solely on theory and case studies, the Champlain information security MBA allows you to apply your coursework directly to the business you work for. You'll learn from your own experiences, along with those of your peers, and you'll begin seeing a return on your educational investment on day one of your program.
Learn From Business Experts and Practitioner-Faculty
At Champlain College, our faculty members include both established professionals in the business and information security fields and academic scholars. This combination provides you with well-rounded perspectives that contribute to a high-quality, relevant, and meaningful education.
100% Online Courses Offer Flexibility and Convenience
The MBA for information security program is offered entirely online, allowing you the flexibility to earn your master's degree while balancing many priorities including your career, your family and your personal interests.
Benefits of Earning a Graduate Certificate Alongside Your MBA
While a traditional MBA can be a very valuable tool to help position you for success in your career, there are many benefits to earning an online master's certificate in information security alongside your MBA. Individuals who get an online MBA with a concentration in information security will graduate with experience in their area of specialization (and a credential to demonstrate it). They'll also be able to work with established, experienced business and information security professionals. And they'll be able to differentiate themselves in today's competitive job market, increasing their chances of finding a new job or obtaining a promotion in their current organization. Getting an MBA with a graduate certificate is the best way to advance in your career in information security.
In today's business environment, system and network breaches have become a common occurrence - the question is no longer if systems will be breached, but when. Well-trained business professionals with a strong understanding of how to think strategically about an organization's systems once they're deployed and running, from defense to detection to response, are in high demand.
An MBA in Information Security prepares you for management positions in the information security and technology fields, such as:
Chief Information Security Officer
Senior Director of Enterprise Security
VP of IT Infrastructure and Operations
Chief Information Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Director of Business Continuity
Senior Cybersecurity Solution Analyst
Cyber Security Strategy Manager
Senior IS Auditor
Start an application for your MBA with a certificate in information security today. Our online application is easy to use and there is no fee to apply.
Our Affordable Online MBA Program
Get an overview of our 100% online, fully-accredited MBA with a certificate in information security today.
The Champlain College Online MBA curriculum is designed to meet the evolving needs of today's businesses. Throughout the program, students will learn how to address challenges facing fast-moving, modern enterprises using an integrated approach, and will be able to immediately apply what they learn in their own workplaces.
The Champlain College Online Information Security Graduate Certificate curriculum is designed to develop strategic thinking about information security breaches, and how to defend against them. This includes understanding a traditional risk-management approach, and covers topics such as managing IT risk, information security systems, threat classification and analysis, and incident response and recovery.
Upon successful completion of the online MBA in information security program, students will be able to communicate effectively in business settings, identify problems and formulate solutions with a systems-thinking approach, evaluate risk in business scenarios, generate innovative approaches to leadership, create a strategic vision, develop system and data classification criteria, assess attack strategies through the use of analysis techniques, determine risk level and potential responses, identify responses to potential vulnerabilities, and determine appropriate controls to respond to suspicious behavior.
At Champlain College Online, our comprehensive admissions process is designed to take into account your whole story. We are interested in your previous academic record, but knowing you have much more to bring to the table as a working adult, we'll also consider your current and previous work experiences, as well as your personal and professional goals.
Champlain College offers six start dates per year. Learn more about our application deadlines, class start dates and end dates for each 8-week term in our online MBA in information security program.
Tuition for our master's degree and graduate certificate programs is based on cost per credit. Find out more about our tuition rates, as well as ways to finance your education.
The Program Director for the MBA in information security program is Linda Miller, PhD, CPA, the Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for the Division of Continuing Professional Studies (CPS) at Champlain College Online.
Find out if an MBA is right for you. Join our next webinar to learn more about the online MBA program design and curriculum, what to expect from the online experience, our diverse faculty of business practitioner experts, and starting the application and admission process.
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