James Madison University

College of Business

Information Security, MBA



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.B.A.-Information Security

Format: Online

Program Description:

The purpose of this program is to create a new manager with a strong understanding of business fundamentals, who also understands the business implications of information security. This program uses a "blended" format of instruction where the students meet with faculty face-to-face once every eight weeks in Reston, Va., on a Saturday at the beginning and end of every course. The rest of the course is completely Web-delivered, using leading-edge synchronous and asynchronous teaching methods. The entire program lasts 27 months. The program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). In addition to a MBA degree, all graduates receive the NSA-approved certificate: Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professionals (NSTISSI No. 4011). The program includes 14 courses, 10 core courses covering the basic business topics such as accounting, finance, marketing, management, and strategy. Each of these core courses address some issues of information security as it relates to the specific discipline. Additionally, 4 courses focus specifically on information security topics that managers in today's business environment need to know. The next cohort starts August 2009.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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