Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Management M.S.

Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Management M.S.

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Become a Leader in Cybersecurity Risk Management

Our fully online Master of Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Management blends strategy and policy with preparedness, incident response, recovery and resilience – the heart of the security studies discipline. We teach students to assess organizational risk and to design, implement and oversee the necessary cybersecurity policies and processes for resilient, secure and successful organizations. With the fast-growing demand for well-trained cybersecurity and risk management professionals, a master’s degree can position you for new opportunities in this evolving industry. Our program fosters the strategic thinking, policy development and risk management skills that will set you apart in the high-demand cybersecurity field.

This highly interdisciplinary, 100% online program draws students and working professionals with a wide variety of expertise and education, including business, healthcare, IT, finance, homeland security, law and more. Whatever your background, the CPRM program provides a skill set that can help you advance or change your career trajectory.

How to Apply

Key Program Highlights:

  • Customize cybersecurity solutions beyond the merely technical or compliance aspects.
  • Blend organizational governance, strategy and policy with appropriate administrative and technical controls.
  • Communicate the value propositions and responsibilities for cybersecurity with all levels of decision-making — from executive leadership to business unit and operational managers to end users.
  • Bring cybersecurity into the enterprise risk management of any type of business, public agency or nonprofit organization.



Program Details

Online only
12-24 months
30-36 credit hours (10-12 classes)
8 weeks per e-term (5 terms per year)
Apply by December 1 for spring admission









National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

UNH is the first institution in New Hampshire to be designated a National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the U.S. National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Reasons to Choose the Online M.S. in CPRM at UNH

The CPRM program at UNH fills an important niche in cybersecurity education. Using the most up-to-date pedagogical methods, our passionate, knowledgeable faculty promote life-long learning to prepare you for leadership roles in cybersecurity.

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Learn Applicable Skills

You’ll gain the knowledge and experience to address today’s cybersecurity challenges. Brenden Collins was able to apply the skills he learned almost immediately in his IT role.

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Faculty Mentorship

UNH faculty are passionate about cybersecurity and invested in helping you achieve your career goals.

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Flexibility to Fit Your Life

The CPRM program is 100% online, offering the flexibility and accessibility that working professionals like Patricia Estrada need.

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