Delivery Format: Online, On-Campus, Both


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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Sloan-C Names the School of Engineering's Cyber Security Virtual Master's Program as the Nation's "Outstanding Online Program"

NYU Tandon School of Engineering is one of nine graduate schools in the country to have the designation of National Security Agency's Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations.

Prerequisite Course

Cybersecurity Bridge Program

The Bridge Program is a prerequisite course recommended to those interested in applying for the Cybersecurity Master's Degree who are lacking a background in science or engineering. If you have a degree in liberal arts or similar, our one-course online program will provide you the tools needed to upgrade your math, science or engineering knowledge in preparation for your application to this NYU Tandon School of Engineering graduate program.

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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.

Students who have superior academic credentials but lack sufficient computer science background will be evaluated on a case by case basis. Find out more about our new program, A Bridge to NYU Tandon for students lacking a background in computer science.