Master of Cybersecurity & Leadership

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The Master of Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) program leverages the resources of the School of Engineering and Technology and the Milgard School of Business. By identifying, addressing, and promoting solutions for issues of information assurance and cybersecurity, MCL serves as an educational foundation for invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the state of Washington, thereby sustaining the vitality of existing and prospective IA and cybersecurity industries.

The Master of Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) is jointly offered by the School of Engineering & Technology and the Milgard School of Business. The MCL program leverages the resources of both schools for military populations and industry in the South Puget Sound. By identifying, addressing, and promoting solutions for issues of information assurance and cybersecurity, MCL serves as an educational foundation for invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the state of Washington, thereby sustaining the vitality of existing and prospective information assurance and cybersecurity industries.

About the Degree Program

The MCL is designed for professionals with a minimum of three year’s work experience, IT managers, and military personnel with a regionally accredited bachelor’s degree. Applicants are seeking a competitive advantage for advancement in the military, in government agencies, and in the private sector for leadership positions in the growth area of cybersecurity operations. The MCL program provides graduates with the managerial skills and technical competencies necessary for leading technology professionals and organizations in the 21st century.

The MCL program provides a thorough knowledge base for managers and technology leaders concerned with the design, development, implementation, operation, and management of cybersecurity systems, and the protection of an organization’s information assets. Graduates will have the necessary skills to effect organizational change and protect companies from cyber threats.