Master of Science
Cybersecurity Management

Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management (M.S.C.M.)

The mission of the M.S. Cybersecurity Management program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify, manage and communicate cybersecurity risks in a global environment through a project-based curriculum delivered by highly qualified faculty. Lindsey Wilson's MSCM program is a 30-credit hour course of study that is offered in a hybrid format.

Cybersecurity, the practice of protecting systems, networks and data from attacks, is becoming increasingly important as individuals and organizations rely more heavily on technology, cloud computing, and remote workers.

Interested students should contact an Academic Advisor.


About Lindsey Wilson College

Lindsey Wilson College was founded in 1903 as Lindsey Wilson Training School by the Louisville Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. While historically the College's focus has been to serve the citizens of South Central Kentucky, Lindsey Wilson serves a diverse group of students. The 2019-2020 enrollment included more than 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 1,100 residential students with the student body representing 106 of Kentucky's 120 counties, 34 U.S. states and territories, and 35 foreign countries.

Course Delivery

Classes will be offered in a blended format, through a combination of courses that meet face-to-face one weekend per semester and fully online courses.
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The MSCM degree...

slightly varies by geographic location, experience level and job role, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the average salary for entry-level information security analysts is approximately $102,600 annually, more than double the national average of other workers across other industries. The proposed program aligns with the institutional goals of stiving for the highest degree of educational excellence by providing programs based upon the findings of research and sound professional practice and the preparing students for life and a career in a rapidly changing world.

What can you do with a Degree in Cybersecurity Management?

There are more than 300,000 job openings in this growing sector. These jobs include critical infrastructure, such as digitally operating traffic lights, hospitals, and electricity grids.

Network security managers secure information systems against unauthorized users. Students will learn how to deter attacks without slowing down employee productivity.

A report by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics suggests that the job market for Information Security Analysts is expected to grow 35% by 2031. Cybercrime Magazine reports the global shortage of cybersecurity professionals at an estimated 3.5 million unfilled positions in 2023.