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Cybersecurity Jobs & Career Outlook

Advance Your Career as a Cyber Leader

The corporate sector and government agencies have an urgent need for senior leadership capable of balancing strategic business goals, technology modernization, cybersecurity, and risk management.

As Big Data, IoT, and cyber threats play an increasingly influential role in business decisions, professionals with cross-functional skills in technology leadership, risk management, and cybersecurity are in high demand.

At the University of New Haven, we believe the integration of leadership potential, knowledge of technology, and cyber risk management are the defining capabilities in future government and corporate leadership executives. Earning your M.S. in Cybersecurity Management and Leadership will advance your career, prepare you to lead, and make you highly marketable in the technology-driven world of business and government.

Chief Information Security Officer

$162,037/year4

CISOs oversee all information security functions for their organization. They ensure company security policies and procedures are effective, respond to security breaches, and lead teams of IT and cybersecurity professionals who maintain daily operations.

Computer and Information Systems Manager

$146,360/year5

Computer and information systems managers, also known as information technology managers, direct all technology-related operations in their company. They ensure information security, plan and direct hardware and software maintenance, and keep up with industry trends to identify areas for tech improvement.

Additional Cybersecurity Jobs:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Risk Management Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Data Officer
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Government IT Acquisition Leader
  • Cybersecurity Consultant

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Graduate With the Skills You Need for Success

When you complete the online M.S. in Cybersecurity Management and Leadership program, you will be able to:

Career Support

Our nationally-recognized Career Development Center can support you during your program and help you find a job after graduation.

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Career Development Center

Through interview prep, salary negotiation tips, and more, we’ll prepare you for the next step in your career.

Alumni Network

Access our active global network of more than 60,000 alumni to make meaningful professional connections.

One-on-One Support

Our dedicated faculty are committed to your success and provide the personal attention you need to thrive professionally and academically.

Assessments

Explore your strengths and make informed career decisions with the Focus 2 assessment tool.

Sources:

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer and Information Technology Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/home.htm.
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Management Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm.
  3. Payscale, Average Information Technology Director Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Information_Technology_(IT)_Director/Salary.
  4. Payscale, Average Chief Information Security Officer Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Chief_Information_Security_Officer/Salary.
  5. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer and Information Systems Managers. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/computer-and-information-systems-managers.htm.