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Cybersecurity Risk Management

Kelley School of Business; Maurer School of Law; Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering; University Graduate School

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Degrees Offered

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Cybersecurity Risk Management is offered in collaboration between the Kelley School of Business, Maurer School of Law, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, and University Graduate School.

Master of Science in Cybersecurity Risk Management


30 credit hours in graduate-level work including the following:

  • 6 credit hours in Technical Cybersecurity:
  • CSCI A538: Network Technologies and System Administration (3 cr.)
  • CSCI A541: Computing and Technology Bootcamp I (3 cr.)
  • CSCI A542: Technical Foundations of Cybersecurity (3 cr.)
  • GRAD C516: Cybersecurity Clinic (3 cr.)
  • INFO I500: Fundamental Computer Concepts (3 cr.) (Prerequisites: Basic logic (including quantifiers), basic data structures/algorithms knowledge (BFS, DFS, sorting,
    3linked lists, trees, stacks/queues, binary search, along with basic high school algebra and discrete math)
  • INFO I520: Security and Software Assurance (3 cr.) (Prerequisites: CSCI A542 or equivalent knowledge)
  • INFO I521: Malware: Threat & Defense (3 cr.) (Prerequisites: INFO I520)
  • INFO I525: Organizational Informatics and Econ. of Security (3 cr.) (Prerequisites: Conversant in Technology)
  • INFO I533: Systems and Protocol Security and Info. Assurance (3 cr.) (Prerequisites: INFO I520)
  • INFO I537: Legal and Social Informatics of Security (3 cr.) (Prerequisites: Basic Scripting and/or Programming Knowledge)
  • INFO I538: Introduction to Cryptography (3 cr.) (Prerequisites: Strong Mathematical background Required along with Basic Programming/Scripting)
  • INFO I539: Cryptographic Protocols (3 cr.) (Prerequisites: Strong Mathematical background Required along with Basic Programming/Scripting)
  • 6 credit hours in Information Technology Risk Management:
  • BUEX C533: Data Intelligence & Visualization (3 cr.)
  • BUEX C541: Enterprise Systems (3 cr.)
  • BUEX T510: Digital Enterprise Business Technologies (3 cr.)
  • BUEX T514: Business Capabilities for the Digital Future (3 cr.)
  • BUKD C522: IT Technology for Managers (3 cr.)
  • BUKD C548: Managing Intellectual Property in Global Business (3 cr.)
  • BUKD S575 Business Applications of Machine Learning (3 cr.)
  • BUKD T560: IT Risk Management (3cr.)
  • BUKD T579: Information Systems Security (3 cr.)
  • BUKD T578: Cybersecurity Law & Policy (3 cr.) OR BUS L578: Cybersecurity Law & Policy (1.5 cr.)
  • BUKD T501: Big Data Technologies (3 cr.) (Prerequisites: BUEX-C 533)
  • BUKD T522: IT Architecture (3 cr.)
  • GRAD C516: Cybersecurity Clinic (3 cr.)
  • 6 credit hours in Cybersecurity Law and Policy:
  • BUKD T578: Cybersecurity Law & Policy (3 cr.) (online) OR BUS L578: Cybersecurity Law & Policy (1.5 cr.)
  • GRAD C516: Cybersecurity Clinic (3 cr.)
  • LAW B536: Health Privacy Law (2 cr.)
  • LAW B587: Information Security Law (3 cr.)
  • LAW B655: Information Privacy & Security Management Practicum (3 cr.) (Cross-listed with BUS L589: Cybersecurity Risk Management Capstone)
  • LAW B708: Information Privacy Law I—Constitutional Privacy Issues (3 cr.)
  • LAW B710: Cybersecurity Clinic (Cross-listed with GRAD C516)
  • LAW B728: Information Privacy Law II (3 cr.)
  • LAW B738: Cybersecurity (3 cr.)
  • LAW L730: Seminar in Intellectual Property: Data Law & Policy
  • 9 credit hours of specialization electives chosen from the above courses; options may also include selected topics in INFO-I590 chosen in consultation with the program director.
  • Cybersecurity Capstone
    • L589: Cybersecurity Risk Management Capstone (3 cr.) (Cross-listed with LAW-B 655 for MS/JD students)


Students may earn concentrations in "Artificial Intelligence," "Business," "Computing," or "Law." The Business, Computing, and Law concentrations require fifteen credits from the respective course list above in Information Technology Risk Management, Technical Cybersecurity, or Cybersecurity Law and Policy. The Artificial Intelligence concentration requires students to complete an artificial intelligence project in the Cybersecurity Clinic (GRAD C516) in addition to twelve credits from the following course list: BUEX T510, BUEX T514, BUKD S575, CSCI B505, CSCI B551, CSCI B555, CSCI B561, CSCI B565, CSCI B657, CSCI B659, and CSCI P556.

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