Information Security

Information Security Management Emphasis

The program of study leading to the MBA with an Emphasis in Information Security Management is 36 credit hours and develops policies and procedures that ensure the safety of an organization’s information assets without harming the productivity of the organization. Students will learn how to perform risk assessments to identify potential threats and how to design mitigation plans. The student will be able to articulate conceptual and technical aspects of information security management solutions to fellow team members as well as to managers and clients. Identifying ethical dilemmas that can occur in the context of cybersecurity is also included. Learning how to design, develop and build an Information Security Management solution is an integral part of this certificate. 

Academic Learning Plan - MBA with Information Security Mgmt Emphasis (doc)

MBA Core (27 Semester Hours)

GEB 5878 Business Process Integration 1.5 semester hours
GEB 5930 Information Resources and Industry Analysis 1.5 semester hours
ACG 6309 Accounting for Decision Making 3.0 semester hours
MAN 6156 Management and Organizational Behavior 3.0 semester hours
QMB 6305 Quantitative Methods for Business 3.0 semester hours
ISM 6137 Business Analytics 3.0 semester hours
ECP 6705 Advanced Managerial Economics 3.0 semester hours
FIN 6406 Financial Management 3.0 semester hours
MAR 6815 Marketing Management 3.0 semester hours
MAN 6721 Strategic Management 3.0 semester hours

Information Security Management Emphasis Courses (9 Semester Hours)

Students will complete three of the four listed courses below. Selection is based on advisor approval and course availability.

ISM 5327 Legal, Ethical, and Human Aspects of Cybersecurity 3.0 Semester Hours
ISM 5328 Cybersecurity Risk Management 3.0 Semester Hours
ISM 5222 Business Data Communication 3.0 Semester Hours
ISM 6326 Information System Auditing and Control 3.0 Semester Hours

Total Hours: 36.0 Semester Hours



Accredited by AACSB International

We are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 4.7% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.