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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Information Security and Risk Management

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Help your organization protect its data and balance its information technology risks. Develop executive-level communication skills that will help you advance into information security leadership roles.

Our new online Professional Science Master’s Degree program takes an applied approach to graduate education. Our courses bridge information technology with leadership, professional communication, and management skills.

The Information and Security Risk Management program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals.

  • 100 percent online courses with weekly activities and asynchronous discussions.
  • Courses taught by subject matter experts and professionals in their fields.
  • Applied focus, balancing information security, risk management, psychology, communication, and business.
About the Program Director

Dr. Christophe Veltsos (CISSP, CISA, CIPP) has been teaching computer information science and information security at Minnesota State Mankato for more than 15 years. He built this Professional Science Master’s Program from the ground up to help grow and mentor the next generation of information security executives. You can also find him on Twitter as @DrInfoSec and on his blog at

Questions? Want to apply?

For more information about the Professional Science Master’s Degree in Information Security and Risk Management, email To apply, visit the Admissions Requirements page.