Master of Science in Information Security Leadership
Brandeis University

Program Details

The master’s in Information Security Leadership from Brandeis University helps students build essential leadership skills and technical abilities to manage cybersecurity and risk prevention programs. Graduates will be prepared to evaluate current security operations and develop strategies for creating sustainable operational security.

This Information Security master’s degree online program is led by cybersecurity professionals from a range of industries, including military, finance, retail, education, and healthcare. Information Security professionals can help protect their business from cyber security risks and threats. Students interested in leadership positions will learn communication skills for C-Suite and board meetings, budget and financial impact analysis, and qualitative and quantitative risk metrics. 

Course topics covered in this program include:

  • Foundations of information security
  • Information security management
  • Principles of computer incident response and investigation
  • Principles of risk management in information security
  • Information security and compliance
  • Leading security in complex organizations

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Brandeis University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • An undergraduate degree in a technical field, with focus areas in data communications, TCP/IP protocol suite, networking devices, and a programming or scripting language, OR an undergraduate degree in a technical field with work experience in lieu of courses