Information Security Policy and Management

The Master of Science in Information Security Policy and Management (MSISPM) program is at the vanguard of the cyber security sector with recognized leadership in risk management, data privacy, threat control, and information policy.

The Master of Science in Information Security Policy and Management (MSISPM) program is at the vanguard of the cyber security sector with recognized leadership in risk management, data privacy, threat control, and information policy.

As a security expert with a MSISPM degree from Carnegie Mellon University, you’ll quickly establish yourself as a leader in the global marketplace. Our graduates are placed in Fortune 500 companies, top consulting firms, government agencies, and financial institutions.

Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE), CMU plays a vital role in policy, risk management, privacy and information assurance. Jointly sponsored by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, the CAEIAE designation recognizes our dedication to Information Assurance Education.

Features & Benefits:

  • Our unique curriculum examines information security management from a public policy and management perspective, not from an engineering focus.
  • The Scholarship for Service (SFS) program provides several full-tuition scholarships and academic stipends for qualified U.S. citizens.
  • CMU has been ranked #1 in Information Technology and Management by US News & World Report.
  • The MSISPM curriculum’s technical electives can be modified based upon your professional skill set and career objectives.
  • CMU hosts the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and its CERT program, world leaders in IT security and assurance research and services.