Master of Legal Studies

Cybersecurity Law and Policy

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Cybersecurity Law and Policy

Gain a Professional Edge in Cybersecurity Law and Policy

Texas A&M University School of Law’s career-relevant Master of Legal Studies (MLS) with an emphasis in Cybersecurity Law and Policy is designed for non-lawyer professionals who don’t intend to practice law. Combining up-to-date legal education and real-world skills, you’ll gain the legal perspective and build the expertise you need to tackle legal complexities and gain a professional edge in your industry.   


As one of the nation’s largest universities, Texas A&M ranks #1 for endowment size among public universities, ranking seventh overall. You’ll have access to the worldwide Aggie network of over 500,000 alumni, which includes more Fortune 500 Top 100 corporate CEOs than any university in the nation.

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Texas A&M University School of Law ranks #26 among national law schools.

Esteemed Faculty

Small class sizes provide students with personal attention from our world-renowned, nationally ranked faculty.

Customized Academics

No entrance exam requirement, flexible start dates, and a full or part-time course load allow for an academic experience that fits into your personal and professional life.

Master of Legal Studies | Cybersecurity Law and Policy Emphasis

30 credits | 12 hours core courses, 18 hours approved elective courses

Our MLS program with an emphasis in cybersecurity law and policy is career-focused and provides a valuable legal perspective on the cybersecurity world, including data privacy and compliance, policies, and regulations. With this advanced degree, you’ll be well-prepared for leadership roles in the cybersecurity industry. Our career-relevant curriculum is designed to prepare you for global success with a focus on subjects such as:

  • Introduction to the U.S. Legal System
  • Contract Law and Strategies
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Law
  • Cybersecurity Risk
  • Principles of Regulatory Law
  • Foundations of Business Law
  • Digital Forensics
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Cybersecurity Compliance
  • Legal Analysis and Writing for Clients
  • Incident Response

Certificate | Cybersecurity Law and Policy

12 credits | 6 hours core courses, 6 hours specialized courses

The Certificate in Cybersecurity Law and Policy is designed for cybersecurity professionals, including experts who work in data privacy and compliance and incident response. The certificate  delivers specialized legal training to position these individuals to respond to the challenges and opportunities the industry may pose for providers, suppliers, and industry partners. Individuals who complete the program will be able to synthesize scenarios, practice, and legal regulation in the cybersecurity industry, providing analysis or judgments for consideration to organizational leadership with a nuanced perspective.


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