Information Risk, Privacy, and Security Pathways - Master of Information Management (MIM)

Students at the UMD iSchool can choose from several academic paths in information risk, security and privacy, and cyber threat intelligence. 

Master of Information Management (MIM)
Cyber Threat Intelligence Focus Area

Students learn to analyze cyber attack data, conduct cyber risk assessment, and identify cyber vulnerabilities, and implement cyber threat investigations.

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Master of Information Management (MIM)
Information Risk Management Focus Area

Students learn to assess organizations’ data risks and threats, incorporate regulation, and develop and deploy corporate information governance programs.

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Certificate in Information Risk, Privacy,
and Security (CIRPS)

Designed for working information professionals, participants will learn advanced skills in mitigating risks around sensitive information, such as data breaches.

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Aderonke Adeniji, MIM Alumna
Aderonke Adeniji, MIM Alumna
"Cybersecurity is much more than sitting behind a keyboard to stop hackers," says Aderonke Adeniji, MIM Alumna and Director for Information Assurance, Office of Cybersecurity for the U.S. House of Representatives. MIM human-centered cybersecurity skills and perspectives helped to prepare Aderonke for her role directing risk management and security audit and compliance efforts across the house.
Graduates are poised to launch or advance careers as data quality analysts, data governance analysts, information governance analysts, information risk analysts, compliance analysts, directors of data governance, cyber threat intelligence analysts, cyber threat hunters, cybersecurity analysts, or cybersecurity engineers.


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