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Master of Business Administration - Computer and Information Security

Northcentral University



Focused on the intersection of business and information technology, the online Master of Business Administration - Computer and Information Security degree program from Northcentral University offers students a flexible option for developing the well-rounded knowledge that is needed for meet the demand in business and industry for computer security professionals who are trained in cyber-terrorism, computer forensics and computer security.

During the course of this online MBA in Computer and Information Security degree program, students will study the current techniques and trends in the industry through a series of online information technology courses that cover topics, such as:

  • Introduction to Computer Security
  • Corporate Computer and Network Security
  • Cyber Forensics: Collecting, Examining, and Preserving Evidence of Computer and Information Crimes
  • Introduction to Systems Certification and Accreditation
  • Cyberterrorism, Information Warfare, and Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Introduction to Computer Network Auditing
  • Outsourcing and Computer and Information Security
  • Risk Management in Information Assurance and Security
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Assurance
  • Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery for the Security Professional
  • Computer Information and Security

As a student in this online MBA in Computer and Information Security will study a number of current techniques in data preservation, identification, and extraction and will perform forensic analysis of systems using popular examination toolkits.

Learners will also be exposed to common practices involved in forensic investigations and evidence handling, and will become informed in federal and state privacy, intellectual property, search and seizure, and cyber-crime laws. In conjunction the topic of cyber-terrorism will be explored in depth including material on terrorism in general and the specific targets vulnerable to hackers and terrorists.

Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from an accredited or approved institution. The equivalent to a Bachelor's degree is 120 semester credits of college level coursework, including a minimum of English composition I and II and a college-level math course.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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