Technical Master of Business Administration in Cybersecurity

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Earn a Technical Master of Business Administration in Cybersecurity online, become a metrics-driven leader

The Technological Landscape and the Demand for Cybersecurity

The role of technology has evolved considerably in the last couple of decades. Today, it is the backbone of modern businesses. Every company, big or small, relies heavily on technology for various operations. This reliance has brought about a need for comprehensive cybersecurity measures to protect valuable data and systems from malicious threats. As such, the demand for cybersecurity professionals has skyrocketed and continues to increase.

According to a report from Cybersecurity Ventures, it is projected that by 2025, there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs globally. Evidently, there is a clear need for cybersecurity professionals, and a Technical Master of Business Administration in Cybersecurity could be the perfect avenue to prepare for these roles.

Technical MBA in Cybersecurity: Bridging the Gap Between Business and Technology

A Technical MBA in Cybersecurity offers an opportunity for professionals to enhance their technical skills while acquiring a comprehensive understanding of business management. This unique combination is invaluable as it bridges the gap between business operations and cybersecurity. Having a strong understanding of both domains equips professionals to make informed, data-driven decisions, effectively communicate with stakeholders, and implement robust cybersecurity measures in business contexts.

Moreover, a TMBA in Cybersecurity can lead to high-level roles such as Cybersecurity Manager or Chief Information Security Officer, positions that demand a strong grasp of both business operations and cybersecurity principles. These roles typically come with excellent job security and high earning potential.

Developing a Metrics-Driven Leadership Style

By focusing on the intersection of business and cybersecurity, a TMBA in Cybersecurity prepares graduates to be metrics-driven leaders. As business landscapes become more data-driven, the ability to make decisions based on data analysis is becoming increasingly important. Professionals who can understand and interpret data, then translate that understanding into actionable strategies, will have a competitive edge in the job market. This program aims to develop these competencies in its students.

Staying Relevant in a Rapidly Changing Environment

The world of technology is dynamic and ever-evolving. Cyber threats are becoming more sophisticated, and the tactics to counter them must evolve in tandem. With a TMBA in Cybersecurity, you would be equipped to stay ahead of the curve and anticipate potential cyber threats before they occur. You would also be equipped to respond to these threats in a way that minimizes damage and facilitates swift recovery.

In the rapidly changing landscape of business and technology, the demand for cybersecurity professionals is growing. With a Technical Master of Business Administration in Cybersecurity, you can prepare to meet this demand head-on. This unique blend of business management and cybersecurity knowledge will give you a competitive edge, prepare you for leadership roles, and equip you to make a meaningful impact in the realm of cybersecurity.

With this degree in-hand, doors to leadership roles are opened, including to careers as a(an):

  • Business Cybersecurity Manager - average salary, $122,9201
  • Information Security Analyst - average salary, $76,4102
  • Business Management - average salary, $75,0003
  • Cyber Analyst - average salary, ;$69,0352
  • Cybersecurity Team Leader - average salary, $211,5744
  • Director of Cybersecurity Operations -national average salary, $103,037/Washington, DC area average salary, $110,0592

1. Salary based upon 2020 data

2. Salary based upon 2020 Glassdoor salary data

3. Salary based upon 2020 PayScale salary data

4. Salary based upon 2020 Paysa salary data

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.


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 location is a magnet for top faculty

The Baltimore/Washington area has one of the largest concentrations of high-tech companies, defense contractors, and government agencies. Since many of our faculty are currently working in cybersecurity, you’re taught up-to-date strategies and best practices from the world’s top practitioners.

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Our classes are comprised of like-minded peers

Through collaboration with other students, you’ll learn skills and techniques in class that you can apply on the job immediately.

Capitol Tech Opportunities

Key Faculty

Our graduates have been hired by various small contractors, plus large organizations such as:

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Career Opportunities

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Market Demand for Cybersecurity

Get the advanced education needed to become a business cybersecurity manager, information security analyst or a business management/cyber analyst

Degree Details


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 2024-2025 academic year, beginning in Fall 2024 and continuing through Summer 2025:

  • The per credit charge for all other masters courses is $630 per credit hour.
  • The active duty military tuition rate is $350 per credit.
  • The retired military tuition rate is $530 per credit.
  • The information technology fee is $40 per credit hour.
  • High School and Community College full-time faculty and full-time staff receive a 20% discount on tuition for master programs.

Find additional information for 2024-2025 masters tuition and fees.

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