The Impact of the Mason Cyber Security Master's Degree on Your Career

Demand for cyber security professionals has been 3.5 times greater than that for other IT positions, and 12 times greater than other jobs.

$80 billion

expected size of global cyber security market by 2017

65,000

estimated increase of cyber security jobs by 2020

$12,000

salary premium cyber security positions command over other IT positions

$120,000

average salary for those in cyber security management positions

 

Our Approach to your Career Success

Career Services at George Mason

 

Average Industry Salaries

Management/Executive Level Position Industry Average
Information Systems Security Manager $117,000
Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) $125,000
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) $174,000
Chief Risk Officer (CRO) $183,000

Innnovators and entrepreneurs in the cyber security field will also find a wealth of opportunity. In the past two years, venture capitalists have funded 16 eight-figure deals directed at tech security firms.

George Mason University School of Business

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 15 percent of all AACSB accredited business schools, the School of Business is one of only 10 percent of business schools worldwide that is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

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Fairfax
Arlington

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Main Campus
School of Business
4400 University Drive, MS 1B1
Enterprise Hall
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-993-1880