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Earn a Master’s of Science in Aviation Cybersecurity. Train for advanced leadership positions

The M.S. in Aviation Cybersecurity provides the student with the ability to integrate business and decision-making skills in the technologically complex aviation cybersecurity and aviation business environment.

Graduates of this program will be able to apply their cutting-edge skills in cybersecurity, management, and technology to every day work situations in the industry. While studying aviation cybersecurity at the graduate level, the student will learn how organizations function effectively and efficiently. Students will develop a clear picture of how business areas meld to create a successful organization. Students will learn the latest technological developments, applications, and considerations in the aviation industry. The required core courses will build a foundation that encompasses technology, management, marketing, accounting, finance, Information Technology and human resource management.   

Graduates with the M.S. in Aviation Cybersecurity will be expected to fill mid-level management positions in existing commercial companies and government organizations with titles such as*: 

  • Assistant Vice President, Aviation Cybersecurity
  • Director, Aviation Cyber Operations
  • Assistant Vice President, Avionics and Cybersecurity
  • Managing Director, Aviation
  • Managing Director, Cybersecurity
  • Corporate Aviation Cybersecurity Officer
  • Aviation Industry Senior Cybersecurity Strategist
  • Aviation Cybersecurity Business Development Consultant
  • Aviation Cybersecurity Consultant

Top Certifications*: 

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • SANS/GIAC Certification
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • CompTIA Security+
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Capitol Technology University has assembled a network of our nation’s top experts to educate you—the new generation of aviation and unmanned systems planners, architects, designers, engineers, and operators. This network includes the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS), a British organization dedicated to the global aerospace community and the professional development of its members. As a corporate partner of RAeS, the university is able to provide the opportunity for international networking, debate, resources, and professional development. 

*Source: https://www.cyberseek.org 

Why Capitol?

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Our comprehensive cybersecurity center

The Center for Cybersecurity Research and Analysis serves as the university hub for training, research, analysis, and programming in all things cybersecurity. Learn to defeat simulated cyberattacks, land an internship where you can put your skills to work and prepare for the workforce, publish a scholarly article addressing an existing challenge in the field, and much more. Students–both on-ground and online–faculty, alumni, and community partners alike are welcome.

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Our long history in cybersecurity education

As one of the first schools in the nation to be designated a National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense by the Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency, Capitol Technology University stands ready to advance the field and do its part to combat one of the nation’s greatest challenges.

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Our programs provide practical experience

At Capitol, we believe online learning can equal and even surpass a traditional classroom environment. We provide our online learners with virtual labs and a state-of-the-art instructional delivery platform. With our program, you’ll gain the interaction and hands-on practice you need to develop your potential. 

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We’re industry-focused

Capitol has built a strong track record of providing high-quality academic programs that respond to emerging industry needs, from business analytics to aviation cybersecurity.

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Program is 100% online

Our master’s in aviation cybersecurity is offered 100% online. Once you are accepted, all you need is an internet connection, and you can attend classes. We keep the classes small so you receive personalized attention from faculty who are interested in sharing their knowledge and helping you succeed.

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Career Opportunities

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Market Demand for Aviation Cybersecurity

Those who earn a Master of Science in aviation cybersecurity pursue careers such as:

  • Assistant Vice President, Aviation Cybersecurity
  • Director, Aviation Cyber Operations
  • Assistant Vice President, Avionics and Cybersecurity
  • Managing Director, Aviation
  • Managing Director, Cybersecurity
  • Corporate Aviation Cybersecurity Officer
  • Aviation Industry Senior Cybersecurity Strategist
  • Aviation Cybersecurity Business Development Consultant

Degree Details


Curriculum

Generally, to apply to a graduate degree program, you should have completed a bachelor's degree or be completing a bachelor's degree prior to enrollment and should have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or higher.

Some master of science programs have additional technical competency requirements.


Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change.

The following rates are in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year, beginning in Fall 2022 and continuing through Summer 2023:

  • The per credit charge for graduate courses:
    • Online or satellite campus (per credit) - $630, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
    • Independent study (per credit) - $877, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
  • The active duty military tuition rate is $350 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • The retired military tuition rate is $530 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
  • There is no charge for online application, $40 fee for paper application

For 2023-2024 masters tuition and fees, click here.

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