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Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance

George Washington University

30 months
1095 USD/credit 13140 USD/year
1095 USD/credit 13140 USD/year
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The online master’s in Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance at George Washington University offers an engineering management-focused course of study, providing an overview of cryptography, security systems, algorithms, and software paradigms.

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Key facts

Students of the program will become familiar with industry-recognized frameworks and methodologies, training them to take charge in the fast-paced world of information security.Students will be able to design an organization’s mobility solution while integrating mobile device management with these practices.

Finally, George Washington University graduates of our online Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance master’s degree will be able to manage threat vulnerabilities and exploits, designing and implementing cybersecurity situational awareness procedures for an organization to safeguard its sensitive data and sustain its fundamental operations. They will be ready to face the future of information assurance with the creative, technical, and managerial skills that employers are seeking in government, intelligence, and security analysts and executives.

Program Learning Objectives

The objectives of the master’s program in cybersecurity policy and compliance are to ensure that graduates:

  • Analyze cyber incident forensics; forecast cyberattacks using predictive analytics modeling; and devise specific, actionable solutions that exceed traditional IT practices to emphasize cyber intelligence and mitigate risk by managing threat vulnerabilities.
  • Formulate cybersecurity policies by developing cybersecurity situational awareness procedures, identifying laws, and applying processes to safeguard sensitive data while sustaining enterprise operations.
  • Design an organization’s mobility solution that integrates mobile device management with industry best practices.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • Information Policy
  • Management of Information and Systems Security
  • Security in Mobile Computing
  • Information Security in Government
  • Secure Cloud Computing

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  • Part-time
    • 30 months

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30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript.  Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application.  Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
  • In no more than 500 words, describe how the Cybersecurity Policy and Compliance  program fits into your professional life and career objectives.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1095 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • National

    13140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1095 USD per credit during 30 months.


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