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Master of Science in Cyber Security, Technology, and Policy

The master's degree in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Policy is a joint program between the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences and Erik Jonsson School Engineering and Computer Science. This degree prepares students to systematically analyze cybersecurity and technological issues, implementation and analysis. Graduates will be prepared for managerial and analytical positions in a wide array of professional settings in the public and private sectors, specifically as security, intelligence, or cybersecurity analysts or managers. Graduates will acquire the following skills:

  • advanced understanding of policy approaches to protecting cyber-related assets
  • basic computer skills and understanding for cybersecurity practitioners
  • management information systems capabilities