From protecting intellectual property, to avoiding costly downtime after a cyber-attack, companies across industries need technological solutions to protect their data. Here, you’ll explore critical issues in information security and how technology can help resolve them.

MBA x Cybersecurity concentration completely reimagines a traditional MBA concentration through a partnership with Northeastern’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences. Under the expert guidance of Khoury’s award-winning professors you’ll build core knowledge in computer system security and network security theory, while learning the legal and ethical issues associated with information security, privacy, and digital rights.

Employers value business leaders with a technical skills and deep subject matter expertise who can thrive in an environment of digital convergence. Through your MBA x Cybersecurity concentration you’ll learn to develop strategies to protect a business, its customers, and their data from growing cybersecurity threats.

Computer science background is not required. If you have a degree in computer science, no prerequisites are required. If your degree is not in computer science, you will start with 16 credits of computer science bridge courses to prepare you for the MBA x Cybersecurity coursework.

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Additionally offered for LLM/MBA.