Technical Master of Business Administration in Cybersecurity
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
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.
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.
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
America’s Best Cybersecurity Program
Capitol Technology University is honored to receive the prestigious SC Media 2020 Award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program. Formed in 1989, SC Media is highly regarded in cybersecurity circles for its long dedication to the industry. They cite Capitol Tech’s numerous undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees, dedication to the employability of students, innovative programs, hands-on teaching methods and deeply rooted relationships with government agencies as reasons why the university stands out among other cybersecurity education programs.
You’ll work with a faculty member to develop a major project-based research paper that draws on prior coursework and your personal experiences.
Dr. Richard Baker
Interim Vice President Academic Affairs and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
Dr. Richard Baker is Associate Dean of Graduate 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.Contact Dr. Richard Baker
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).
Dr. Kellep Charles
Assistant Professor, Computer Science & Cyber and Information Security
Dr. Kellep Charles completed his Doctorate in Cybersecurity at Capitol Technology University. He also holds a Master of Science in Telecommunication Management from the University of Maryland University College and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
Our graduates have been hired by various small contractors, plus large organizations such as:
Market Demand for Cybersecurity
Get the advanced education needed to become a business cybersecurity manager, information security analyst or a business management/cyber analyst
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 2021-2022 academic year, beginning in Fall 2021 and continuing through Summer 2022:
- 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.