Cybersecurity Management – Online Minor

Specialize in keeping businesses secure

Businesses today rely on the strength of their information technology to succeed. Data breaches and digital attacks are costly to address, break trust with customers and can open organizations up to legal action. That’s why it’s more important than ever before for businesses to have a holistic approach to cybersecurity, as part of their overall business strategy.

Offered by Oregon State’s College of Business, this online minor in Cybersecurity Management will teach you cybersecurity principles, practices and technologies to protect software, hardware, data and more. You'll learn how to align IT processes with organizational goals and gain foundational skills in information systems management, with an emphasis on governance, risk and compliance.


The courses in this online minor will teach you the key management skills you need to navigate complex security challenges and lead successful cybersecurity initiatives for businesses and industries worldwide.

Curriculum details and minor requirements are available on Oregon State’s academic catalog.

Sample course topics

  • Business process management
  • Business information systems overview
  • Business telecommunications and networking
  • Information systems security
  • Information security governance
  • Introduction to digital forensics

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed and taught by Oregon State's world-class faculty, who are renowned for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus consistently ranks among the nation’s 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same transcript as on-campus students.