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a 16-month program for mid-career professionals looking to broaden their vision and gain cross-industry expertise to meet the new and evolving demands for cybersecurity leadership.

the cybersecurity program is currently not accepting applications for the fall of 2020.

technology, human factors, law and policy

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.

the master of science in cybersecurity is a transformative 16-month program that prepares students with the conceptual framework and readiness to respond to cybersecurity's most pressing challenges. our rigorous is curated to break down industry silos and bring new ideas forward that have a positive impact on the world.

leveraging brown’s culture of interdisciplinary and cybersecurity excellence, the program convenes world-class thought leaders from brown’s top-ranked department of computer science and the watson institute for international and public affairs, as well as accomplished practitioners driving advances in cybersecurity.

program format

16 months; blended online and low-residency

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.

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