Executive Master of Science in Cyber Leadership

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Next cohort starts January 2024 – Minimum of 10 students needed for a cohort or you will be deferred to the following semester cohort start.

Second cohort starts September 2024.

Earn an online Executive Master of Science in Cyber Leadership

The Executive Master of Science (MS) in Cyber Leadership degree is a unique program designed to meet the rapidly evolving needs of an ever-changing world of cyber leadership. This executive program combines cyber across multiple areas of leadership and research with an international focus. Students will start each semester and progress as a cohort, completing one course per month during a weekend in a synchronized delivery format via zoom, and be required to upload assignments from the internet into the university's learning management system to be graded by the instructor. In the latter half of the program, students will be required to participate in a one-week international trip to London led by a Capitol Technology University instructor who will facilitate regional industry experts to provide presentations (flight, hotel, transportation, and food for the international trip are not included in the tuition). At the end of the program, students will be expected to use their acquired skills to complete a major capstone project and provide an individual presentation to rest of the class.

The Executive Master of Science in Cyber Leadership program provides students with the opportunity to conduct extensive and sustained original research at the highest level in the field of cyber leadership. This program is designed to meet the demands of skilled professionals at mid-level and high-level management positions who will be involved in the advancement, expansion, and support of cyber leadership on a national and international level.

This degree provides a path for Cyber Leadership personnel to explore new ground in the rapidly evolving world of the multiple areas associated with cybersecurity. The university is in a unique position to provide students an avenue to pursue a deep proficiency in these area using an interdisciplinary methodology, cutting-edge courses, and dynamic faculty. Graduates will contribute significantly to the Cyber Leadership field through the creation of new knowledge, ideas, and technology. The Executive MS in Cyber Leadership program is designed as an International Executive degree for high-achieving cybersecurity experts in growing leadership positions.

The completion of the Executive MS in Cyber Leadership program requires the student to produce, present, and defend a capstone project after receiving the required approvals from the student’s committee and the review board. All students are required to attend a one-week intensive course overseas where lectures, presentations and seminars will be delivered by international experts in the field.

Why Capitol?


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 cybersecurity.


Learn around your busy schedule

Program is 100% online, with no on-campus classes or residencies required, allowing you the flexibility needed to balance your studies and career.


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.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates are subject to change.

The following rates are in effect for the 2023-2024 academic year, beginning in Fall 2023 and continuing through Summer 2024:

  • The per credit charge for the Executive MS in Cyber Leadership Program is $1000, plus fees (information technology and other applicable fees)
  • There are no discounts for this executive masters degree
  • There is no charge for online application

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

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