MBA in Cybersecurity Leadership

  • MBA
  • Graduate
  • On Campus
  • Business and Security Studies

New in 2024! Take your career to the next level—prepare for a leadership role in the protection of organizations’ data and digital assets.

Program Details

  • Next Start Date:  September 3, 2024
  • Format: On-campus with some online and weekend class meetings
  • Est. Program Length:  1 – 2 years
  • Credit Hours:  36
  • Course Length:  7 weeks
  • Cost Per Credit:  $664

Multiple term starts and competitive tuition rates are all designed to help you start, and finish, faster.

Why Study Cybersecurity Leadership at Rivier?

Our MBA in Cybersecurity Leadership is a comprehensive program that combines traditional business education with elements from the fields of computer science, cybersecurity, and psychology. The program is designed to prepare graduates to lead and manage cybersecurity initiatives within modern organizations while addressing the evolving challenges in the digital landscape.

Classes are led by industry-experienced faculty, who prepare students professionally by integrating core business concepts with advanced cybersecurity principles, leadership skills, project management, strategy development, and psychology. The program culminates in a capstone project, allowing students to apply their interdisciplinary knowledge to solve real-world organizational challenges currently found in the field of cybersecurity.

In this program you will:

  • synthesize critical thinking logically and analytically about complex local and global problems;
  • evaluate and address security threats across the cyber domain;
  • examine the social, ethical, and global responsibilities within management positions.

Take Your Career to the Next Level

An MBA in Cybersecurity Leadership prepares graduates for new job opportunities and promotions, which offer greater challenges and higher salaries. By advancing your education, you’ll gain the knowledge and credentials to pursue top-level management roles.

MBA Concentrations

With concentrations available in five in-demand fields, our MBA programs give you the skills you need for ongoing success. Explore our other MBA concentrations:

A Commitment to Quality

Rivier’s established Master of Business Administration programs are all accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). As a new program, the MBA in Cybersecurity Leadership will petition for future accreditation.

The integration of psychology principles in our MBA in Cybersecurity Leadership program at Rivier University equips students with a profound understanding of human behavior, enhancing their ability to anticipate cyber threats, foster effective team dynamics, and develop strategies that resonate with both technology and people.

Where Will Your Degree Take You?

Graduates of the MBA in Cybersecurity Leadership will be qualified for several management and leadership positions in businesses of all sizes and in all industries, as well as nonprofit and government work.

Potential Job Roles

  • Malware Analyst
  • Security Solutions Architect
  • Global Security Director
  • Cybersecurity Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)


  • Banking
  • Energy
  • E-commerce
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

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Advance your career with an MBA in Cybersecurity Leadership from Rivier University.