Utica College

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Utica College


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Earn Your Master's in Cybersecurity — 100% Online

Lead, govern and innovate cyber policy

Utica College offers these Master's degree level programs in the Cybersecurity field:

  • Stay one step ahead of hackers and cyber criminals with Utica College’s online Master of Science in Cybersecurity.
  • Elevate your leadership and project management skills with the MS in Cybersecurity Operations Management as you strive for career advancement in the fast-growing field of cybersecurity.
  • With a strong focus on application, Utica College’s online MBA offers flexible, tailored coursework based on what’s current in business today. Built around you, the program provides unparalleled, relevant skills proven through real-world application — all at an affordable price.

Endorsed by the National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Homeland Security, Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), and the EC-Council, the program’s legacy spans more than 30 years and arms you with advanced mastery and hands-on experience in cyber intelligence, critical infrastructures, and cybercrime investigative principles.


Three Designations as a National Center of Academic Excellence

Online MS in Cybersecurity

Utica's online MS in Cybersecurity educates students to proactively address ever-changing cyber attack and infiltration techniques. The curriculum combines state-of-the-art practices in intelligence, forensics, and cyber operations, and offers several specializations targeted to students with different interests in this field.

The 30-credit online Cybersecurity master’s program offers these specializations:

  • Computer Forensics
  • Cyber Intelligence
  • Cyber Operations
  • Cyber Policy
  • Data Analytics
  • Electronic Crime
  • Malware Analysis

Key Course Examples: 

CYB 605 – Principles of Cybersecurity (3 Credits)
Provides an advanced view of cybersecurity. It reviews the impact of cybersecurity on institutions, privacy, business and government applications; and examines the dimensions of networks, protocols, operating systems, and associated applications.

CYB 615 – Cyber Counterintelligence (3 Credits)
An overview of the history and evolution of cyber -counterintelligence, covering areas that include passive and active measures, principles and processes, ethics, and evaluation of successes and failure.

CYB 652 – Intrusion Forensics and Network Analysis (3 Credits)
As a result of advances in technology and a consequent rise in computer-related crime and victimization, there is a need for experts in detecting when an unlawful intrusion has occurred and who is responsible. This course emphasizes ethical considerations as well as proper procedure for intrusion analysis and the forensic investigation that follows.

CYB 691 – Malware Practicum (3 Credits)
This course is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously or concurrent studied theory in malware mitigation and analysis. Students will learn the nuances of finding and mitigating malware and gain a deep understanding of the technical methods of malicious code, utilizing specialized malware analysis tools and environments, and enterprise wide mitigation methods.

MS in Cybersecurity Operations Management

The online MS in Cybersecurity Operations Management degree program is designed to elevate your leadership skills as you strive for career advancement in the fast-growing field of cybersecurity. Through courses that explore principles of organizational management and risk analysis, you'll develop essential crisis response skills to stand out as a leader among employers.


This 30-credit program also helps prepare you for the CompTIA ® Project+ certification exam.


Average Job Growth and Salary*
IT Database Administrators – 8% growth from 2020 through 2030, earning $98,860 in September 2021.
* The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Online MBA

The 30-credit online MBA program lets you choose from these specializations

  1. Finance/Accounting
  2. Cybersecurity
  3. Data Analytics
  4. Entrepreneurship
  5. Health Care Management
  6. Insurance & Risk Management
  7. General (Select 4 electives to build your own focus area)

ACBSP Accreditation
This online MBA program accredited by the ACBSP, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, a leading accreditation association for business education whose mission aligns well with that of Utica College. Founded in 1988, the ACBSP focuses on teaching excellence, student learning outcomes and a continuous improvement model. ACBSP accredits nearly 3,000 programs at over 430 campuses around the world. Its student-centered teaching and learning approach ensures that you will gain the right skills from your educational investment.

Anytime, Anywhere Learning

Similar to a Blended or Flex MBA, the program allows you to access classwork in real-time, or as your schedule permits. There is no mandatory on-campus requirement, however, you are always welcome to attend LIVE in-person lectures via WebEx should you desire.

Key Course Examples:

BUS 611 – Principles and Practices of Leadership I (3 Credits)
Introduction to foundational HR, OD and ethical concepts of leadership; theoretical and technical business knowledge; modern ethical leadership in today's business organization.

BUS 622 – Financial Fluency II (3 Credits)
Addresses the principles of privacy relating to non-public personal information and Examination of cost structure, budgeting and forecasting, performance and profitability within the context of business decision-making, using an 8-week business simulation. Prior knowledge of basic principles of accounting and finance, and functional knowledge of Excel are required.

BUS 631 – Data-driven Decision-making (3 Credits)
Establishes critical thinking and problem analysis skills to executive decision-making. Addresses the use and analysis of quantitative data. Prior knowledge of introductory statistics and functional use of Excel are required.

Utica College - A Legacy of Cyber Leadership

Renowned for its influence and expertise in cyber, Utica College is located in the heart of central New York, and is a comprehensive, independent, and accredited private institution.


Get Detailed Program Information

To learn more about the MS in Cybersecurity or MPS in Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis program, simply complete the form, and an admissions program manager will reach out to you.

Submit the form and download the FREE Cybersecurity Career Guide. It’s full of important information about the curriculum, program outcomes, and more.

* U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, bls.gov 



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