Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Tandon School of Engineering offers an MS in Cybersecurity program curriculum rooted in the belief that theory and research must translate into real-world solutions. The School of Engineering has a distinguished history of research and education in the field of cybersecurity, and their classes are taught by internationally known experts. They are designated an NSA Center of Excellence in Information Assurance, a Center of Excellence in Research, and a Center of Excellence in Cyber Operations.

The MS in Cybersecurity is available in both face-to-face and online modalities. Students can also take the program full-time or part-time. NYU offers a special cohort model for the MS in Cybersecurity for part-time, online, US citizens called the NYU Cyber Fellowship. The NYU Cyber Fellowship, provides a 75% scholarship towards tuition for the online Cybersecurity Master’s Degree.

NYU has two optional Cybersecurity pathways within the MS in Cybersecurity: Cyber Defense and Cyber Offense.

Students who wish to receive an acknowledgment that they have completed the Cyber Defense Program must successfully complete the following courses:

  • Introduction to Operating Systems CS-GY6233
  • Offensive Security CS-GY9223
  • Information Systems Security Engineering and Management CS-GY6803
  • Information, Security and Privacy CS-GY6813
  • Network Security CS-GY6823
  • Computer Networking CS-GY6843
  • Applied Cryptography CS-GY6903
  • Application Security CS-GY9163

Program Contact:
Aspen Olmsted, Ph.D.
aspeno@nyu.edu

Students who wish to receive an acknowledgment that they have completed the Cyber Offense Program must successfully complete the following courses:

  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms I CS-GY6033
  • Introduction to Operating Systems CS-GY6233
  • Offensive Security CS-GY9223
  • Information Systems Security Engineering and Management CS-GY6803
  • Information, Security and Privacy CS-GY6813
  • Network Security CS-GY6823
  • Computer Networking CS-GY6843
  • Applied Cryptography CS-GY6903
  • Application Security CS-GY9163
  • Mobile Security CS-GY 9223

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Program Contact:
Aspen Olmsted, Ph.D.
aspeno@nyu.edu
Learn more and apply to the MS in Cybersecurity through the Tandon School of Engineering.

Center Contact:

Ramesh Karri, Ph.D, Co-Chair

rkarri@nyu.edu

General Inquiries:

ccs@nyu.edu

Additional Resources:

NYU Cyber Fellows Advisory Council

Security Awareness