Graduate Programs

Cybersecurity students working on computer in a classroom.

Business Analytics and Information Management/Cybersecurity: M.S./M.S.

 

This is a dual degree in cybersecurity and information systems and technology management (ISTM).

The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics has offered the M.S. in Business Analytics and Information Management (BAIM) degree since Fall 2002. The Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering in the College of Engineering has offered the M.S. in cybersecurity since Fall 2014. The BAIM M.S. program prepares students for careers in information systems including business and software systems analysis, data mining and the management of information technology in business. The cybersecurity M.S. program prepares students for careers in secure software and systems including the design of secure software and business information systems and security analytics. The purpose of this dual degree is to leverage the synergies between these two programs.

The BAIM program emphasizes the latest theories and skills for analyzing business information systems, working with modem databases, large data sets, and computer networks, managing both large and small information systems projects, and for developing information systems solutions to business problems. The cybersecurity program emphasizes the latest theories and skills to address the most challenging cybersecurity issues facing the world today. The graduates of this program will be ideally positioned to address the interrelated challenges of well-designed and secure information systems faced by all businesses and governments in our modern world. The program is jointly administered by the Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems (MIS) in the Alfred Lerner College of Business, and the Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering in the College of Engineering.

The dual degree in BAIM and cybersecurity offers the following concentrations:

  • Secure Software
  • Secure Systems
  • Security Analytics

 

Degrees Offered


Business Analytics and Information Management/Cybersecurity–M.S./M.S. (COE)

Business Analytics and Information Management/Cybersecurity–M.S./M.S. (LCBE)

 

Application Deadlines


FALL:

August 1: To be considered for departmental funding

SPRING: 

December 1: To be considered for departmental funding

 

UD Tuition


The 2021-2022 UD graduate student tuition rate per credit hour is $950.