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The Duke Difference: Cybersecurity

What is Cybersecurity?

In the era of digitalization, cyberattacks pose a threat, with potentially harmful and costly consequences for people, businesses, institutions, and governments. Tackling this menace requires professionals with interdisciplinary backgrounds, technical knowledge, innovative and problem-solving mindsets, and leadership skills. By Joining the Duke Cybersecurity Master of Engineering, you will become a member of a cutting-edge and fast-growing community of professionals working to solve some of the most complex risks that are impacting organizations globally. This community includes successful leaders working to secure data systems for governments and businesses, experts who can testify in court on digital forensics, produce intelligence on cybersecurity threats impacting the critical infrastructure sectors, build cyber resilience for industries, and investigate harmful data breaches.

Through a flexible and adaptive curriculum that responds to most innovative industry trends and priorities, The Duke Cybersecurity Master of Engineering is the program for you, whether you have just graduated from college or are a military veteran, cybersecurity analyst, cyber intelligence professional, attorney, cyber policy expert or business leader who want to build or advance your career.  Duke Cybersecurity Master of Engineering students come with diverse academic backgrounds like English, political science, business administration, law, and of course computer science and engineering.

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A Flexible Degree Designed for You

On-campus or online

Duke has you covered: Study full-time/on-campus or part-time/online. Finish in 3 to 5 semesters and still maintain your life and work priorities.

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Learn from the Best

Connected to industry

Study with Duke’s professors and key industry partners—who inform our market-ready curriculum and represent some of the best in the business. Our faculty comes with experience within top cybersecurity, financial, manufacturing, and health care organizations.

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Great Graduate Outcomes

Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering is a vibrant teaching and research school set in one of the world's leading universities.

Nearly 9 out of 10 Duke Engineering graduates are at work or on to further education within six months of graduation. Our grads are a global alumni network spanning multinational companies, small businesses, and exciting startups.

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Duke: A leader in education programs in emerging fields

The Duke Cybersecurity Master of Engineering program is a part of Duke Engineering's Institute for Enterprise Engineering, which provides high-impact professional education to meet fast-evolving industry needs. These programs draw on Duke Engineering’s research and educational strengths in:

    • Cybersecurity
    • Public Policy
    • Engineering Management
    • Computer Fundamentals

We give working professionals and industry partners powerful tools to improve organizational performance and accelerate product innovation.

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