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MLS Degree: Cybersecurity & Information Privacy Compliance

Cybersecurity and information privacy have become consuming concerns for the American business, education and health care communities. Due to both extensive government regulation and significant business risk posed by cybersecurity threats, demand for cybersecurity and information privacy professionals is booming. As of August 2022, there were over 700,000 open roles in cybersecurity across the United States with the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job market for cybersecurity and information privacy professionals is expected to grow 35% by 2031. Our program is designed to train both technical and non-technical professionals who want to work to manage enterprise cyber risks. The concentration offers both exceptional coverage of the broad legal environment and a comprehensive deep dive into the detailed regulations and strategies that businesses confront and navigate on a daily basis. With this expertise, graduates will offer employers sophisticated knowledge and skills to help protect against legal exposure and liability.


Core Courses (25 Credits)

  • LSTU 550 Introduction to the Legal System (4 credits)
  • LSTU 551 Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting (4 credits)
  • LSTU 552 Ethics and Professional Standards (4 credits)
  • LSTU 553 Legal Research and Analysis (4 credits)
  • LSTU 554 Risk Assessment and Management (4 credits)
  • LSTU 560 MLS Masters Capstone (3 credits)
  • LSTU 561 MLS Masters Capstone (2 credits)

Cybersecurity and Information Privacy Compliance Concentration (20 Credits)

  • LSTU 660 Information Privacy Law (4 credits)
  • LSTU 661 The Law and Strategies Surrounding Cybersecurity (4 credits)
  • LSTU 662 European Union Data Privacy and Protection (4 credits)
  • Electives (8 credits)