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Technical Master of Business Administration in Cybersecurity

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Earn a technical master of business administration in cybersecurity, become a metrics-driven leader

The Technical Master of Business Administration in Cybersecurity provides students with a foundation in technology, management, marketing, and business. Graduates will be able to apply their skills and knowledge of the business world to everyday work situations in the general business environment and cybersecurity. While studying business and cybersecurity at the graduate level, the student will learn how organizations function. Students will develop a clear picture of how business areas meld to create a successful organization. The required courses will build a solid foundation that encompasses technology, management, marketing, accounting, finance, Information Technology and human resource management. The student will learn to analyze patterns, employ technological tools and to drive business decisions in the cybersecurity field.

“The hardest-to-fill cybersecurity jobs call for financial skills, such as accounting or knowledge of regulations associated with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, alongside traditional networking and IT security skills. Because finance and IT skills are rarely trained for together, there is a skills gap for workers who meet the requirements of the ‘hybrid jobs.’

- a 2015 Burning Glass Technologies report

Capitol's TMBA in Cybersecurity will teach you to analyze patterns, employ powerful technological tools and drive business decisions in the cybersecurity field.

The program provides the essential knowledge to enter into the industry in a role providing security, protecting assets, and testing the cyber infrastructure anywhere computers, networks, and data are used; worldwide and in every environment.

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 Salary.com 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.

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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 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.

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Key Faculty

Richard Baker

Dr. Richard Baker

Director of Master’s Programs

Dr. Richard Baker is director of master’s programs at Capitol Technology University. He previously served as associate professor in Indiana State University’s Department of Aviation Technology, and as executive director of the Center for Unmanned Systems and Human Capital Development.  Richard holds a BS in mathematics and an MS in computer science from Indiana State University. He received his doctorate in information systems from Nova Southeastern University.  

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Dr. William Butler

Dr. William Butler

Chair, Cyber and Information Security, Director, Center for Cybersecurity Research and Analysis (CCRA)

Dr. Bill Butler is currently Director, Center for Cybersecurity Research and Analysis (CCRA) at Capitol Technology University. Prior to this appointment in 2013 Bill worked in the networking and IT industries as a network engineer and consultant for over 20 years. Bill also served as a joint qualified communications information systems officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as a Colonel with 30 years of service (active and reserve). Bill holds a Doctorate in cybersecurity earned from Capitol focusing on preserving cellphone privacy and countering illegal cell towers (IMSI catchers).

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

  • Homeland Security Logo.

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


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 2020-2021 academic year, beginning in Fall 2020 and continuing through Summer 2021:

  • 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 2020-2021 masters tuition and fees, click here.

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