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

Tangible Results

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.

Upcoming Events

16apralldayMeet with us in San Francisco - RSA Conference 2018

27apralldayPriority Application and Scholarship Review Date | Executive Master in Cybersecurity

25mayalldayCommencement and Reunion Weekend 2018

Upcoming Events

16apralldayMeet with us in San Francisco - RSA Conference 2018

27apralldayPriority Application and Scholarship Review Date | Executive Master in Cybersecurity

25mayalldayCommencement and Reunion Weekend 2018

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