2017-18 Graduate Catalog 
    May 16, 2022  
2017-18 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Business Administration, Concentration in Cyber Security Issues in Business

The concentration in Cyber Security Issues in Business addresses the cyber threats that face many organizations.  Awareness of threats and managing risks work to decrease vulnerabilities and exposure that left unchecked, may damage an organization’s brand, credibility, and value.

In addition to the requirements of the Master of Business Administration, students must complete the following courses*:

*Cyber course substitutions may be approved on a case by case basis.

Program Requirements

Following completion of an approved program of 12 courses (36 credits) and all degree requirements, the Master of Business Administration degree is conferred.

Prerequisite Courses

Students in the M.B.A. program are required to demonstrate successful completion of the following undergraduate courses:

  • 6 credits in Accounting
  • 3 credits in Economics
  • Quantitative Analysis or Calculus;  and Statistics (6 credits)

Prerequisite course equivalencies may be demonstrated by one or more of the following methods:

  1. Official undergraduate transcript from an accredited institution demonstrating successful completion of the prerequisite courses
  2. CLEP examination results demonstrating proficiency in the prerequisite courses


Students must successfully complete 12 courses totaling 36 credits to earn the M.B.A. degree. All M.B.A. students must complete the following core curriculum of nine courses (27 credits):


 (Capstone course MGT 575 to be taken as one of last two courses)

Elective Courses (6 Credits)

Students must also complete two elective courses (6 credits) by combining selections from any of Salve Regina University’s graduate course offerings in business studies (MGT), administration of justice and homeland security (ADJ), international relations (INR), holistic studies (HLC or HLL), health care administration and management (HCA), applied behavior analysis (PSY), humanities (HUM), or rehabilitation studies (RHB).  Prerequisites as indicated in the course descriptions are required unless specifically waived by the appropriate program director.  Not all elective courses are available online.