Master of Information Technology Strategy - Carnegie Mellon University

Welcome to the MITS program

The Master of Information Technology Strategy (MITS) is a cooperative endeavor of the College of Engineering (CIT), School of Computer Science (SCS) and Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences (H&SS).

The MITS program provides a multidisciplinary education that prepares students to define and conceptualize:

  • the emerging environment of threats caused by cyber operations;
  • opportunities for enhanced information analysis and exploitation;
  • development and management of innovative information technology systems; and
  • decision-making challenges associated with the above.


The program has four areas of concentration: Data Analytics, Politics and Strategy, Information Security, Software and Networked Systems.

Multiple job positions available at the US Army War College. Read more.
Participate in the 2016 Cylab Partners Conference (September 26-28, 2016). Learn more.
Carnegie Mellon University was listed as the top college for cybersecurity studies. Read more here.
CMU startup, ForAllSecure, co-founded by Executive Committee member, David Brumley, recently won $2 million in the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC) hacking contest. Read more!

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