Graduate Programs


Brown is a longtime cybersecurity innovator, 该项目的课程以跨学科的方法为基础,为学生提供复杂的技术技能和对网络安全技术和当地政策的全面了解, national and global levels.

Our program offers two tracks: the Computer Science Track and the Policy Track该研究是与沃森国际与公共事务研究所合作提出的. 研究生将受益于由世界一流的教师和行业专家教授的在线课程,为他们的职业需求提供现实世界的解决方案. 当新萄京娱乐场的学生研究网络安全事件时比如太阳风事件, 他们探索政治和历史,同时也探讨网络威胁的技术因素.

Through your coursework, you'll:

  • 获得应对网络安全新挑战的知识和科学框架 
  • 评估新兴技术对安全和隐私的影响,以识别漏洞并创建解决方案
  • 开发通过演示漏洞来理解和描述威胁情报的方法, attacks and defenses
  • Examine the technological, economic, human, legal, organizational, socio-political and policy challenges in this field

Additional Information

Time Commitments, Planning and What to Expect

As an online graduate student, you will attend many of the same classes as other Brown students, but remotely. 这意味着有些课程将会为在校学生现场授课, 你将有能力完全参与观看录制的会议和参与所有其他在线课堂活动. 在指定的上课时间出席不是强制性的,错过现场课程也不会被扣分. 许多课程(以及所有必修课)将允许在线出勤和现场授课, and you will have the ability to join them if your schedule allows.  

您可以异步完成整个程序-您将查看讲座时,您的时间表允许在每周的课程. The program is not self-paced, 所以你需要和你面对面的同学一样,在相同的作业截止日期和阅读材料下按时完成任务.

Admission Information


Admission Requirements

GRE Subject:

Not required

GRE General:

Not required


If your native language is not English, the TOEFL or IELTS is required. 国际申请者:托福成绩不低于105分是进入该项目的先决条件.

The TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition and the IELTS Indicator exam are accepted. Students from mainland China may submit the TOEFL ITP Plus exam.

Official Transcripts:

Please submit transcripts for all programs, both undergraduate and graduate, for which you were awarded a degree. 请注意,非官方成绩单可以上传到网上申请, 但如果你被该项目录取,注册前需要正式的成绩单.

Letters of Recommendations:

Two (2) recommendations required.



Personal Statement:

请撰写并上传一份个人声明,说明您为何要攻读网络安全硕士学位. The statement should specify which track you are applying to, why you selected that track, and your professional goals for pursuing this degree. If relevant, 包括描述你以前在网络安全和学术研究方面的专业工作的内容. Your statement must be double spaced and in Times New Roman font. The statement should not exceed 800 words.



Additional Requirements:

Computer Science Track


  • An undergraduate degree in a STEM or social sciences discipline
  • Undergraduate-level coursework in (1) mathematics that covers calculus, discrete mathematics, and probability or statistics, (2)介绍计算机科学,包括计算机编程和数据结构和算法
Policy Track

For the Policy Track, you will be reviewed on the totality of your application, 重点是能证明网络安全政策研究相关的写作和分析技能的课程或其他经验. You also must have completed an undergraduate degree in any subject.

新萄京娱乐场强烈建议您提交一份额外的声明,概述任何相关的学术成果, professional or volunteer experience in policy and cybersecurity. 你也可以把涉及重要写作的课程作业的信息写进去. 新萄京娱乐场官网课程作业的信息应该与描述和成绩一起列出.

Restrictions and Licensing Requirements

To comply with OFAC restrictions and licensing requirements, 新萄京娱乐场目前不向位于以下地区的个人提供在线课程:古巴, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and the Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine. Please note that this limitation is location based, as well as applies to all citizens of these countries, regardless of location, who are ordinarily resident in these countries. 查看有关禁止在线课程的国家规定的更多信息.



Application Deadlines

  • Spring 2023: TBA
  • Fall 2022: February 15th, 2022 for priority review. Regular deadline April 4th, 2022.

欲了解更多新萄京娱乐场官网秋季和春季入学截止日期的信息,请访问新萄京娱乐场Cybersecurity Admissions webpage


Admission Deadline

Early Admission Deadline

5th Year Deadline

Financial Aid

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity program offers two types of scholarships: one covers 50% of the cost of tuition; the other covers 25% of the cost of tuition. 奖学金资金只适用于项目毕业所需的课程.

You're automatically considered for scholarships; there is no separate scholarship application. 如果你没有被授予,就没有机会重新考虑了. 新萄京娱乐场的奖学金在这个时候是有限的,你应该探索各种各样的资助选择.

Note that if you are interested in our limited scholarships, we encourage you to apply at the earliest date possible. 在新萄京娱乐场的优先截止日期前申请的好处是,你将是奖学金的优先考虑对象之一. Find out more about graduate financial aid.

Completion Requirements

除了满足课程和课程轨道页面上列出的课程要求, regardless of which track you're in you must:

  • Complete all courses with a grade of A or B
  • Enroll in courses at the 1000 level or higher only
  • Complete at least two 2000-level courses
  • 确保所有课程都是由你的学术顾问和研究生学习主任批准的


Department Chair
Ugur Cetintemel
Director of Graduate Studies (Computer Science Track)
Bernardo Palazzi
Director of Graduate Studies (Policy Track)
Timothy Edgar
Deputy Director of Graduate Studies (Computer Science and Policy Tracks)
Ernesto Zaldivar

Contact and Location

Department of Computer Science

Mailing Address

Brown University
Box 1910
Visit the Department of Computer Science