Multiple High-Paying, In-Demand Opportunities
- The top 10% of information security analysts earn more than $158,860/year.2
- Employment of information security analysts is projected to increase 31% by 2029.
On the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ list of the 20 fastest growing occupations, No. 10 is information security analyst, the primary job outcome of CSP’s M.S. in Cybersecurity.1 It’s a standout in the top 10 with median pay right around the six-digit mark — surpassed only by three clinical and administrative health care positions.
Cybersecurity careers are already attractive. Obtaining a master’s degree can vault you to the most desirable positions in the field.
Information Security Analyst
Protect an organization’s computer networks and systems. In this role, you’ll monitor for breaches, install protective software, research latest security trends, and more in an effort to safeguard a company’s systems.
Certified Information Security Manager
Manage an organization’s systems and overall technology. You’ll lead efforts across security governance, risk management, and handling virtually everything related to information security and the direction of a company’s technology plan.3
Other positions you could qualify for with your master’s in cybersecurity:
- Chief information security officer
- Computer network architect
- Cybersecurity analyst/consultant
- Cybersecurity architect
- Cybersecurity director
- Cybersecurity engineer
- Penetration and vulnerability tester
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Program Outcomes: Explore Advanced Topics Across IT and Business
In the master’s in cybersecurity, you’ll:
- Interpret how to understand business strategy and how IT strategies and enablement support it. Topics include understanding ethical applications in managing technology, along with how organizations are managed for self-learning in order to manage technology and innovation. The program also explores project delivery methodologies and how to manage a technology organization.
- Analyze how to manage security risks and how to develop security policies to protect the organization.
- Discover how identity and access management protects assets and how firewalls and other security operations technology keep bad actors, nation-states, and hacktivists out of a firm’s network.
- Identify how incident and vulnerability management detects, analyzes, contains, and mitigates network and application vulnerabilities.
- Discover how malware and intrusion detection analysis is done, feeding into tactical intelligence coordination to provide cybersecurity and defense for an organization.
- Define how best-in-class security departments offer firms resources such as security communications, product management, and security metrics to help manage the organization’s security footprint.
Support Beyond Your Graduation Date
In addition to the high-quality education you’ll receive at CSP, you’ll benefit from a wide range of support during your time as a student that will extend throughout your professional journey as an alumnus. That’s part of how 95% of CSP graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation.