MSc Cybersecurity & Management

MSc Cybersecurity & Management

Entry level 
4-year Bachelor degree (or 3-year with fast track)

RNCP Title
“Expert en système informatique” level 7*

Durée de formation

24 months, intakes in September and January


French and english

Study mode


Frais de scolarité
Tuition fees

€12 500


The Master of Science in Management is a diploma designed for young graduates looking for a specialization or professionals wanting to increase their skills in a specific field.

The Cybersecurity & Management specialization delivers a double Paris School of Business and Efrei Paris diploma. It trains cybersecurity experts in managerial skills. Graduates of the program, whose profile meets the needs of recruiting companies, may orient their career towards consulting and auditing.

This MSc is the fruit of a partnership with Efrei Paris, a Digital Engineering business school founded in 1936, of independent status and a member of the Conférence des grandes écoles.

*Titre d'Expert en système informatique délivré par Ingetis, NSF 326n, niveau 7 enregistré au RNCP sous le numéro 17285 par arrêté du 11/12/2018 publié au JO du 18/12/2018

Ambition of the specialization

The main aim of this program is to train managers with the ability to grasp the latest challenges posed by cybersecurity.


A 360° view

Complementary technical and managerial skills for a comprehensive understanding of safety issues.

A curriculum oriented towards practice

The pedagogy at the Paris School of Business and at EFREI is focused on practice thanks to professional situations that allow students to prepare themselves for the professional world.

A work-study program

Two years of work-study to put into practice the knowledge acquired in class. Thanks to the Efrei Career Center, students are accompanied in their search for a work study through group and personalized coaching.

Competency targets


The professional certification (or RNCP title) prepared by the Paris School of Business Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management is made up of skill blocks. To validate their diploma and obtain the associated RNCP title, students must validate each of the skill blocks in the required qualification framework.

If the student does not validate all the blocks required to obtain the professional certification, but does validate all the skills relating to a block, each of these skill blocks will be acquired definitively.

  1. Full understanding of the business environment.
  2. Auditing, designing, and developing Information Systems.
  3. Project steering.
  4. Guiding a company towards new technologies.

This program does not offer bridges or equivalence with other training. 

However, full or partial certification is possible (see the RNCP title sheet).

In addition, professional experience may lead to a validation of acquired experience (VAE) upon request sent by e-mail to: 

For more information on the VAE process at Paris School of Business, please consult the following page

Head of specialization’s word

"Supported by the prestigious partnership between Paris School of Business and EFREI Paris, the Cybersecurity & Management program has been designed to train agile managers in the cybersecurity professions. In a pedagogical spirit combining soft and hard skills applied to a culture of corporate performance and innovation, the convergence of the ambitions of this program with the professional development and integration of each student is the common thread running through all our administrative and teaching teams."

Idriss Miskine BUITCHOHO
Head of MSc Cybersecurity




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* Paris Business School figures 2023

Program description

The MSc in Cybersecurity & Management is built upon three main skillsets: engineering, management, and the professional base, with the objective of training managers who will be capable of grasping the new stakes pertaining to Cybersecurity.

In fact, on every occasion that computer technology is used to improve or provide new services, it also gives potential attackers with their various motivations new opportunities to access, modify and damage sensitive information.

The MSc Cybersecurity & Management enables students to master risk analysis and design and support the implementation of an information systems security policy.

In the face of increasingly prevalent cyberthreats, technical skills must be allied to managerial skills in order to provide all-encompassing solutions so as to better support organizations.

A unique training

The teaching approach within this training program is multi-disciplinary, tackling various managerial and technical areas: leadership, risk management, and the legal aspects and politics of cybersecurity for the managerial domain.

The aims of the technical part are to master the challenges posed to cybersecurity regarding malware, forensic analyses, cryptography, intrusion tests as well as new technologies, the internet of objects, clouds, and industrial systems.

Assessment methodology

Tests are organised to validate the knowledge and skills required to obtain the MSc Data Management from the Paris School of Business.

    The organization of the validation of the competences of the referential is articulated around the following modalities:

    • Group projects
    • Written and oral assessments
    • Individual in-class tests
    • Practical cases
    • Professional simulation exercises
    • Dissertation and end-of-studies viva

    Current school year: 2023-2024

    Admission to the MSc Cybersecurity & Management program

    The admission procedure to the MSc Data Management is composed of an analysis of the application file, followed by an interview designed to assess each candidate’s motivation.

    1. File review

    • The completed application form with a photo ID
    • A photocopy of the candidate's identity card
    • Transcripts of grades and diplomas obtained since the baccalaureate included
    • A certificate of schooling for the current year
    • Letter(s) of recommendation from teachers or professionals
    • A curriculum vitae
    • A letter of motivation
    • A language test (French), which may be requested if the candidate's mother tongue is not the language of instruction (TEF/DELF/DALF)
    • 100€ for the application fee

    2. Individual Interview

    The purpose of this interview is to evaluate the motivation and open-mindedness of the candidate as well as to assess the adequacy between his personality, his knowledge and the teaching provided at the Paris School of Business.

    The application must be made directly on the EFREI website.

    Personalized support

    We provide personalized support for people with disabilities as well as for athletes, artists and entrepreneurs.

    To learn more, please visit our dedicated page.

    Career opportunities


    Following graduation from the MSc Cybersecurity & Management, students can aspire to major positions of responsibility, such as:

    • Chief Operating Officer
    • Digital project manager
    • Engineer
    • Designer-developer
    • Security analyst / consultant
    • Cybersecurity architect

    Students who have successfully completed this MSc may go on to pursue studies at MBA or doctoral level (except Efrei).

    Drop-out rate during training: 6,98%

    Partnership with EFREI Paris


    EFREI Paris, is a Grande Ecole of digital engineers created in 1936, independent and member of the conference of grandes écoles. It offers two programs from Bac to Bac+5.

    EFREI Paris has a campus in Paris (over 12,000 m²) and a campus in Bordeaux (with Yncrea).

    It is equipped with an Innovation Lab and a student hub, modern classrooms with the latest technologies, an incubator and a research laboratory.

    The school's life is animated by 59 student associations that are highly involved in the dynamism of EFREI Paris.

    With an alumni network of more than 12,500 active engineers in France and abroad, EFREI Paris is highly ranked in the rankings of HR departments of large companies.

    EFREI Paris graduates are highly demanded on the job market because they possess the scientific skills, technical skills and soft skills required to succeed in today's business world.

    Tuition fees


    The overall cost of the program is €12 500.

    Students take the courses in work-study format, during which their tuition are be covered by their host company.

    In addition, they have full employee status and therefore receive a salary.


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