The Juris Master in Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Technology Risk Management is an online, 30-credit-hour master’s in law that can be completed on a part-time basis. The program enables working professionals and recent graduates to acquire legal skills to begin or advance their careers in today's heavily regulated cybersecurity, privacy, and technology risk management fields. Students are not required to have any prior cybersecurity or technology expertise. Relevant technology concepts are introduced in the courses themselves, as well as in the Technology Fundamentals for Cybersecurity, AI, and Beyond course.
You will gain a strong foundation in the U.S. and foreign laws and regulations governing cybersecurity, privacy, intellectual property, data science and artificial intelligence. You will also learn about contract law issues important in these areas, including basic contract law, IP licensing law, government and defense contracting, and myriad legal and risk management issues relevant to managing portfolios of contracts.
You will also gain a strong foundation in some of the specific issues regarding cybersecurity, privacy, and technology risk management in highly regulated fields, such as the health care and financial services industries. The curriculum is designed for compliance officers, legal risk managers, IT professionals, and corporate executives.
In completing the Juris Master you will also acquire essential legal skills, such as: how to read and interpret statutes, regulations and case law; how to identify and address legal risks; and how to design and implement compliance programs. You will learn how to conduct legal research and how to communicate your findings to others within your organization.
Advanced courses in this area include Cybersecurity: Implementing Policies and Procedures; Cybersecurity Breach Response: Investigation, Mitigation, and Remediation; Financial Privacy and Cybersecurity; Workplace Privacy and Cybersecurity; Health Care Privacy & Cybersecurity, and Intellectual Property Risk Management
► Online with Asynchronous Courses – Learn whenever, wherever; there is no on-campus requirement. Courses include pre-recorded lectures and interaction with peers and professors through discussion boards and constructive feedback on assignments.
► Innovative and Relevant Curriculum – Benefit from a curriculum developed with the advice of industry professionals and prominent in-house and outside counsel to combine academic knowledge and practice-based learning. The program offers numerous and varied courses that target real-world compliance issues faced by many industries.
► National Recognition – Earn a degree from a top 50 law school and top 20 Public University (U.S. News & World Report, 2021).
► Affordable Tuition Rates – Obtain a competitively priced degree at $683 per credit for in-state students and slightly higher, after scholarships, for out-of-state students. Find more information on our Juris Master Online Tuition page.
► Flexible and Customizable – Take the number of courses that makes sense for your schedule. Students have the flexibility to take the number of courses that works best for them each semester. Additionally, students can select courses from other concentrations, tailoring their curriculum to meet their own professional and personal goals.
► Outstanding Faculty – Engage in courses taught by the same world-class professors who teach on campus, coupled with prominent industry experts.
► Professional Networking – Interact with alumni, potential employers, faculty members and fellow students in virtual engagement and professional development opportunities.
► Academic Resources – Access online research databases and other resources available to on-campus students.
► Career Services – Launch or advance a career with support from a full-service career center.
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