Nowadays, information is one of the most valuable assets, both for organizations and individuals. Therefore, securing the privacy, confidentiality, integrity, and accessibility of data has become an imperative in this society.

The growing capacity of storage of all types of information, as well as technology, combined with the increase in cyber threats, makes the cybersecurity specialist an indispensable professional to ensure the correct operation in all types of companies in this hyperconnected world.

In Mexico, the deficit of experts on the subject is alarming. That is why Tecnológico de Monterrey created the MASTER IN CYBER SECURITY, a program that seeks to develop the skills of transformational leadership, as well as professional and analytical skills to successfully perform in the area of cyber security.

This Master program is offered under a hybrid educational model.

This program includes face-to-face and online courses at the following campuses: Monterrey, Santa Fe, and Guadalajara

Prepare experts to lead the cybersecurity office who become agents of change in organizations, capable of innovating in order to solve challenges and promote technological development in the areas of cybersecurity. With skills to design, operate, propose and manage projects to protect information using formal techniques.

  • Professors who have worked as professionals and/or consultants, recognized as leaders at the national and international level.
  • Program developed by a mix of academic experts and consultants with wide experience in cybersecurity projects within the industry.
  • Highly practical study plan that allows students to develop projects in the organizations where they work.
  •  Students will graduate with two diplomas of high specialization, as well as their master's degree.
  •  Networking and collaboration among the high-profile students that make up each generation of the Master's.
  •  Tecnológico de Monterrey holds accreditations such as: SACS*, CIEES, SEP, and CONACYT**.

* Tecnológico de Monterrey is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (+1) 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tecnológico de Monterrey

** See the accreditation’s validity of our programs and their benefits in accordance with CONACYT’s provisions, at Mexico’s National Quality Graduate Programs official website.

Professionals who wish to expand their knowledge about Information Security, preferably with experience in the field, interested in solving cybersecurity problems in an efficient and effective way. Professionals who have excellent academic background, vocation in the creation of knowledge, fluency in communication, who work professionally under strict ethical standards, who are open to new ways of assimilation of knowledge and professional practice and who are intellectually curious.

Comply with the comprehensive evaluation required in the admission process, through an interview conducted by the admissions committee of the graduate program. In addition, the following is necessary:

  1. Simple copy of the Bachelor´s degree Certificate where the following information is indicated:
    1. The overall GPA.
    2. Completion date of all the subjects of the study plan.
  2. Simple copy of the Bachelor´s degree.
  3. Motivation letter or essay in which the candidate explains the reasons for his or her interest in the program, his or her potential contribution to it and the area in which he or she wishes to develop professionally.
  4. Curriculum vitae.
  5. When applicable, submit two letters of recommendation in the institutional format, from employers or professors.
  6. When applicable, take the Postgraduate Studies Admission Test (PAEP), and obtain at least 500 points in the adaptive version or its equivalent in other exams authorized by the Institution.
  7. When applicable, obtain at least 550 points in the TOEFL exam or its equivalent in the other exams authorized by the Institution as an instrument to assess the sufficiency of English language proficiency.

*The admission process may change without prior notice from the Admissions Committee

**Admission is the first step: then you can enroll in your graduate program of interest.




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At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Apply formal methodologies to protect data, information and knowledge of an organization.
  • Analyze cybersecurity issues using appropriate formal reference models.
  • Carry out innovation of processes, products and services that provide relevant knowledge to solve challenges in the area of cybersecurity.
  • Communicate results of your professional work clearly, effectively and efficiently.
  • Skills to lead the information security office.