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Online Graduate Programs in Cybersecurity
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Cybersecurity is one of today’s hottest fields

Network outages, hacking, viruses, malware, phishing, bots, worms, bombs – the list of cyber threats changes as fast as technology. With the number of mobile users, digital applications, and data networks on the rise, so are opportunities for exploitation. 

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Cyberattacks lead to revenue losses, reputation damage, regulatory fines, litigation, or even loss of life in the case of critical national infrastructure breaches. 

Cybersecurity encompasses an array of skills that span network services, software development, risk management, IT governance, disaster recovery, business continuity, and digital forensics. 

We offer two fully online graduate programs in Cybersecurity: A Master’s in Information Technology with a concentration in Cybersecurity and a Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity. Our curriculum provides leading-edge skills and the knowledge to engage with upper management and other critical business units. 

Our program is:

  • Convenient – study when and where you want; it’s 100% Online.
  • Fast-paced – earn your graduate certificate in 1 year or your master’s in under 2 years.
  • Collaborative – learn beside professionals from the largest companies in the region.
  • Relevant – cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing professions.

LTU’s College of Business and Information Technology is fully accredited by AACSB International, the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing and highest paid professions.


(much, much faster than average)



Which program is right for you?

MS in Information Technology – Cybersecurity concentration

Our 30-credit master of science can be completed entirely online in under two years. You’ll gain a solid foundation in technology with a special focus on cybersecurity topics. This 10 course master’s degree is perfect for technical professionals who want to advance their career with a graduate degree focused on IT and cybersecurity.

Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

Our 15-credit graduate certificate in cybersecurity focuses exclusively on cybersecurity courses and can be completed entirely online in under 1 year. This 5 course certificate is perfect for technical professionals with an undergraduate or graduate degree who want to advance their career with a graduate certificate. 

Or, consider doing both!

You can earn your graduate certificate in one year and count those classes toward your master’s degree by applying to both programs simultaneously. Complete the form above to learn more about your options!

Why Choose LTU?

Management Expertise

Cybersecurity is not only a technical issue, but a management one as well. Our program is interdisciplinary. You’ll develop the skills to communicate with a number of work groups, from reporting to upper management to reviewing security designs with software engineers.

Interactive online learning

The best learning environments are collaborative. You’ll regularly interact with faculty and classmates to discuss and analyze what is being taught. We leverage cutting edge technology and best practices to make courses engaging and relevant.

Intimate learning

We limit graduate classes to no more than 25 students. You’ll have access to your professor during convenient online office hours. If you prefer communicating by email, you’ll be sure to get a quick response.


Our courses are self-paced with new learning modules and assignments each week. You get to work on your time and your schedule to complete the work. 

Sample courses

Below is a selection of graduate courses offered related to IT and cybersecurity:

  • Database Modeling and Administration
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Enterprise Information Technology
  • Enterprise Networking Infrastructure
  • Cybersecurity
  • Advanced Network Security
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Threats, Vulnerabilities, Security Controls, and Countermeasures

Faculty Spotlight

Anne Kohnke, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Information Technology at Lawrence Technological University. After a 25-year career in IT, Anne transitioned from a Vice President of IT and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) position into full-time academia. Anne brings her industry experiences to the classroom and designs experiential learning around real-world scenarios to build conceptual, analytical, and critical thinking skills.

Anne has recently coauthored four books, including: Cybersecurity: A Guide to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Framework 2.0 and Implementing Cybersecurity: A Guide to the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework. 

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