Master's in Cybersecurity

Transform your career and gain cross-industry expertise to meet the new and evolving demands for cybersecurity leadership.

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Cybersecurity is undergoing rapid and disruptive change. Now more than ever, strategic leadership is needed to meet the new and evolving demands for cybersecurity. In this environment, you need a sophisticated understanding of the technical, legal, policy and human factors essential for resilient, secure organizations.

Brown's Master of Science (ScM) in Cybersecurity is a transformative 16-month program designed to broaden your vision and position you to lead. Our rigorous curriculum, taught by world-class faculty, is curated to break down industry silos and bring new ideas forward that have a positive impact on the world. You'll collaborate with a community of faculty and peers across difference functions and industries, bringing a diversity of perspectives into your learning experience.

Structured for professionals, our program blends online learning with in-person sessions so you can earn a Brown degree and build the network and skills vital for advancing your business — without interrupting your career. 

Program Snapshot

Format:

Blended Low-Residency & Online

Length:

16 months starting in September

Profile:

Avg. 5+ Years of Work Experience

Partner:

Brown Computer Science

We prepare our students with the unique and critical ability to devise and execute integrated, comprehensive cybersecurity strategies that address:

  • Technologies such as big data, cloud, mobile, Internet of Things
  • Policy and privacy
  • Effective leadership
  • Social trends including social networks, globalized workforce
  • Economic tradeoffs and risk management
  • Human factors

The Brown Difference

A learning experience centered around you. Join a close-knit, diverse community of peers and benefit from our intentionally small class sizes with a low student-to-faculty ratio. Our rigorous and highly-supportive curriculum — taught by world-class faculty — is designed to build the network and skills vital to transform your career and business in real-time.

Experience a dynamic, peer-to-peer learning environment that pushes you in new ways. Our programs transcend boundaries and integrate knowledge across fields of study — designed to break down industry silos, broaden your perspective and bring innovative ideas forward. Leave the classroom positioned to transform from a team member to the team leader. 

Brown students and alumni are more than thinkers — they are change agents and doers! We prepare strategic leaders with the deep knowledge, critical thinking, powerful network and cross-industry expertise to go confidently into the world to innovate, solve real-world challenges and drive what's next, both in their fields and in their careers. 

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