Executive Master in Cybersecurity
Strategy is the Best Security
The Brown University Executive Master in Cybersecurity (EMCS) is an 18-month program for professionals designed to cultivate high-demand, industry executives with the unique and critical ability to devise and execute integrated, comprehensive cybersecurity strategies for nations and industries across the globe.
Technology, Human Factors and Law & Policy
Leveraging Brown’s culture of interdisciplinary and cybersecurity excellence, the program fosters industry leaders prepared to address cybersecurity’s global, technical, human, and policy challenges. The program convenes world-class thought leaders from Brown’s top-ranked Department of Computer Science and Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, as well as accomplished practitioners driving advances in cybersecurity.
EMCS graduates earn a Master’s degree from Brown University and join Brown’s powerful global alumni network.
EMCS forges visionary leaders ready to deploy successful strategies for cybersecurity that address:
- Technologies such as big data, cloud, mobile, Internet of Things
- Social trends including social networks, globalized workforce
- Human factors
- Economic tradeoffs and risk management
- Policy and privacy
- Effective leadership
Diverse Cohort + Outstanding Faculty
Professionals from technology, business, education, finance, government, health, legal, security, and other sectors progress through the program in a dynamic cohort. They benefit from intense interaction with their peers and with the outstanding faculty.
Flexible Learning + High Impact
Designed to meet the needs of working professionals, the program blends face-to-face and online learning, and features hands-on assessments of cyber vulnerabilities, attacks, and defenses. Students gain immediately applicable knowledge and, through an individual Critical Challenge Project, devise actionable plans to address real-time cybersecurity challenges in their own organizations.
Powerful Professional Network
Students graduate armed with a powerful professional network and cross-industry expertise to meet the global demand for cybersecurity leadership.