Boston College

Cybersecurity Policy & Governance


140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Cybersecurity Policy & Governance

Format: Campus

Program Description:

A 10-course program, Boston College’s Master of Science (M.S.) in Cybersecurity Policy and Governance teaches you to help organizations protect their data, identify and manage cyber risk, and recover from cyber attacks.

With an emphasis on leadership, critical thinking, analytic problem solving, and communication skills, our M.S. in Cybersecurity Policy and Governance program prepares professionals to meet and respond to the challenges of today’s cyber ecosystem. 

Learn how to:

  • Design, develop, and implement cybersecurity strategies that defend against and ensure recovery from cyber attack.
  • Develop and present the most cogent case for cybersecurity investment to senior executives, boards of directors, and government officials.
  • Cultivate and promote ethical principles that complement and advance company policies and government interests.
  • Bridge the communication gap between information technology security professionals and key business and government stakeholders.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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