Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis

Utica College

Master Online
12 months
775 USD/credit
775 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The online Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis program at the Utica College prepares cybersecurity and policy professionals and government decision-makers to understand the growing challenge of responsible oversight for organizational cybersecurity policy and practices.


Incorporating the latest available information on this emerging field, we blend policy and practice into a coherent set of underlying principles and procedures that are legal, ethical and effective. This helps your organization both avoid and manage the risks of security threats on network, data, and other assets.

Recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE), Utica College is a leader in the field of cybersecurity policy and practice. Our suite of programs and specializations at the Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate, and now MPS level within cybersecurity offer subject expertise that span every aspect of this vital field.

The MPS in Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis from the Utica College uses a results-driven approach applied to current trends and regulations in the industry. The responsive, online curriculum prepares you for the evolving field of cybersecurity policy.

There is immense opportunity waiting for new cybersecurity policy professionals - someone with the right skills and the right degree at the right time.

Your Future as a Cyber Policy Leader

  • The dynamic field of Cybersecurity policy is experiencing outstanding growth as employers begin to understand its organizational value. 
  • More and more, organizations, both private and public sector, are looking for professionals with the knowledge to lead the way forward on complex issues that are not easy to analyze and manage within the fast evolving internet landscape. 
  • Graduates excel in competitive work environments based on data-driven decision making and gain the foresight to develop cyber policy for the future.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Cyberspace and Cybersecurity
  • International Relations: Theories, Practice and Policy Analysis
  • Organizational Risk Management Frameworks
  • Cyber Ethics
  • Legal Foundations of Information Security and Privacy
  • Complex Organizations

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts (mark sheets) of all secondary and post secondary academic work along with an explanation of the grading system (in English)
  • Tests of English language proficiency
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Offical examination results for school finishing or leaving examinations
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    775 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 775 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    775 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 775 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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