The NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s NY Cyber Fellows program is an elite, affordable part-time online MS in Cybersecurity in partnership with New York City Cyber Command, with a curriculum designed in cooperation with elite corporate partners

Accepted NY Cyber Fellows will experience a first of its kind, highly technical, heavily discounted program with a set curriculum, access to a realistic virtual environment for hands-on training desired by industry. Students will also have access to exclusive speakers, events, mentors, and other resources that will allow fellows to get hands-on experience for US residents. 

Fellowship Details

Program Highlights

  • Highly technical learning environment geared towards preparing Fellows for today and tomorrow’s workforce in NYC and beyond
  • Heavily discounted (up to 75% off tuition) part-time online program to be completed in 3 years
  • 5-year access to updated courses to keep grads current
  • Participating Fellows will have access to the Cyber Range, real-time hands-on cybersecurity virtual lab that will test their skills and provide them with real-world scenarios including CTFs
  • Open to US residents beginning fall 2018 semester
  • Curriculum developed in collaboration with corporate and government partners, ensuring that Fellows are learning from the latest and greatest threats and their skills are immediately ready for the existing marketplace
    • National, global and local NYC partners from industries such as finance, government, media, and technology

Corporate Partner Support

  • Internships and career opportunities
  • Job fairs
  • Corporate visits
  • Mentorship
  • Speaker series

Government Support

  • Integrated with NYC DoITT and NYC Cyber Command
    • Internships and career opportunities
    • Mentorship
    • Guest lectures

How to Apply 

  • Submit the online Graduate Application for Admission (see step by step process), applying to the “Master’s in Cybersecurity” program and choosing the “MS Cybersecurity Online” cohort when prompted.
  • Include the following in your supplemental materials:
    • Copy of one of the following –
      • U.S. Passport
      • U.S. birth certificate along with a government-issued photo identification document
      • Green card
      • Copy of H1B
    • If employed, a letter from your Human Resources Department listing out your tuition reimbursement plans.


As a student you will be enrolled every Fall, Spring and Summer semester ensuring that you complete your degree within two and a half years.

View Cyber Fellowship Lockstep Curriculum