Cybersecurity, MS: NYU-ePoly

As the demand for skilled information-security professionals continues to grow, computer and network professionals now can turn to this online, in-demand Master’s to emerge as sophisticated practitioners in cyber security, the science of protecting vital computer networks and electronic infrastructures from attack. Acquire a solid foundation in key technologies — computer and network security, digital forensics, cryptography, and biometrics. Study with internationally recognized faculty from Information Systems and Internet Security (ISIS) Laboratory. With industry continuing to place top priority on safeguarding its data and information systems, you become well-prepared for careers in developing security products, as security-application programmers, security analysts, penetration testers, vulnerability analysts and security architects.

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Admissions Requirements

The admissions requirements for this program are parallel to the on-campus requirements. View the Cybersecurity, MS admissions requirements.

Curriculum

Computer Science Core Courses

Any of the courses above may be replaced if you have taken a similar class.

Security Core Courses

Select Any 3 Electives

Download an At-a-Glance Curriculum Guide

Master's Thesis (Optional)

In addition to the above semester-long research experience, the program also offers research-oriented MS students to take up the master's thesis option. If you select this option, you will need to take 6 credits of CS 9973 working with a faculty advisor on some research problem in cybersecurity in lieu of 2 out of the 3 required electives.

The research need not be original, but should adequately demonstrate your proficiency in the subject material. An oral defense of the master's thesis with at least 3 professors in attendance is required. The 6 credits of master's thesis must span over a period of exactly 2 consecutive semesters. Whenever relevant, 3.00 credits of CS 9963 may be used as 3.00 credits of CS 9973, subject to the approval of your faculty adviser(s).

Degree Requirements: 30 Credits