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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 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that there will be 6 million cybersecurity jobs with U.S. companies that operate globally by 2019 and a shortfall in human capital of 1.5 million workers. Our program is designed to train both technical and non-technical professionals who manage these risks. The concentration offers both exceptional coverage of the broad legal environment and a comprehensive deep dive into the detailed regulations and strategies that business 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.

Requirements

Core Courses (18 Credits)

  • LSTU 500S Introduction to the Legal System (3 credits)
  • LSTU 501S Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting (3 credits)
  • LSTU 502S Ethics and Professional Standards (3 credits)
  • LSTU 503S Legal Research and Analysis (3 credits)
  • LSTU 507S Risk Assessment and Management (3 credits)
  • LSTU 540S MLS Masters Capstone (3 credits)

Cybersecurity and Information Privacy Compliance Concentration (12 Credits)

  • LSTU 515S Information Privacy Law (3 credits)
  • LSTU 516S Legal Strategies in Cybersecurity and Information Privacy Compliance (3 credits)
  • LAW 769S The Law of Cybersecurity and Data Protection (3 credits)
  • LSTU or LAW Electives (3 credits)