Cybersecurity (BS) + MBA Dual-Level Program

Learn how current industry professionals protect against today’s cyber attacks, and develop the skills to dismantle future threats.

Why Cybersecurity (BS) + MBA?

Cybersecurity offers a particular skill set for protecting computer systems from technological attacks—a career that has become increasing more important for more and more organizations. You’ll learn programming with an emphasis on developing software that limits the potential of vulnerabilities. In today’s highly competitive and technology-driven economy, cybersecurity job opportunities abound in corporate, entrepreneurial, nonprofit, and ministry settings. You’ll hold a position that companies rely on.

Earning a BS degree in Cybersecurity concurrently with an MBA will set you apart in the job market and allow for more opportunities for growth in your career. In the Cairn University MBA, you will learn the quantitative and operational skills necessary to help drive business success, but also understand the importance of organizational dynamics and the essential values required for ethical, moral, and wise leadership in today’s marketplace.

How it Works:

This dual-level program allows you to condense what would be six years of study (four-year bachelor’s + two-year master’s) into just five years by starting master-level courses as early as your junior year. You’ll be able to complete all requirements for both degrees in as few as five years without taking summer courses. 

You will also continue to receive your undergraduate scholarships and tuition aid for all five years of study, which will save you thousands of dollars.

Why Cybersecurity (BS) + MBA at Cairn?

  • Learn computer programming and networking with an emphasis on protecting against cyber threats and attacks.
  • Practice the same hands-on tasks regularly faced by professionals in the workplace.
  • Recognize the relationships between programming, security, and people through a biblically integrated education.
  • Graduate with a portfolio of professional-level projects they can showcase to future employers. A capstone or internship project will carry skills from the classroom to the workplace.
  • Receive personalized mentorship and meaningful relationships from professors who have decades of industry experience.

Career Paths

  • Network engineer
  • Security administrator
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Digital forensics expert
  • Cyber warfare engineer
  • Identity and access management (IAM) specialist
  • Data loss prevention architect