ASU Online - Graduate Programs

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Emergency Management and Homeland Security: Cybersecurity Policy and Management (MA)

ASU Online - Graduate Programs

Faculty:Law, criminal justice and public service, STEM
Degree:Master; Online
Field of Study:Computer and Information Systems Security
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Critical Incident Response/Special Police Operations
National Security Policy Studies
Course Based:Yes
Length:8 Week(s)


Cybersecurity policy and management as a concentration in the Master of Arts in emergency management and homeland security degree program is aimed at mitigating and responding to digital threats.
This cybersecurity focus area is one of five concentrations offered in the Master of Arts in emergency management and homeland security degree. The concentrations give you the opportunity to develop subject area expertise in a specific area of emergency management and homeland security related to your career goals.

In the cybersecurity policy and management concentration, you’ll learn how to improve preparedness, response and recovery for a variety of hazards, but with a special focus on cyber threats in particular. You’ll gain expertise in cyber risk and threat management and learn how challenges in this area relate to critical infrastructure protection.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of the student's first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

    All applicants are required to submit:
  • Graduate application and application fee.
  • Official transcripts.
  • A professional resume.
  • A written statement, at least one page in length, that describes the applicant's educational and career goals and long-term professional development strategy.
  • Two academic or professional letters of recommendation.
  • Evidence of current employment in an organization in this field, or at least two years prior professional experience in this or a related field or a bachelor's degree in a related area.
  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 06, 2022