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Aug 19 2014

NYIT Cybersecurity Conference 2014

Aug 18 2014

NYIT and Turkish Partner YTU Offer Dual Master’s Degrees

Aug 08 2014

Student-Doctors Begin NYIT Osteopathic Medical Education

Aug 05 2014

Paul Dangerfield to Lead NYIT-Vancouver

Aug 04 2014

NSF Awards NYIT Grant for Sputtering System to Support Nano/Micro-Fabrication Research

Aug 25 2014

Information Session About New ‘Minor in Energy Science, Technology and Policy’

Aug 26 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

Aug 27 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

Aug 29 2014

New Student Orientation - Old Westbury

Sep 02 2014

New MFA Graduate Student Orientation

Admission Requirements: Information, Network, and Comp. Security, M.S.

The Master of Science in Information, Network, and Computer Security is principally designed for graduates of baccalaureate programs in computer science, engineering, operation research, mathematics, and related areas. Students admitted to the program with insufficient background in mathematics or computer science may be required to take one or more of the following undergraduate prerequisite courses:

  • CSCI 125 Computer Programming I
  • CSCI 155 Computer Organization and Architecture
  • CSCI 185 Computer Programming II
  • CSCI 260 Data Structures
  • CSCI 330 Operating Systems
  • MATH 170 Calculus I
  • MATH 180 Calculus II
  • MATH 310 Linear Algebra

Note: these are prerequisite courses for the Master of Science in Information, Network, and Computer Security and credits earned for these courses will not be counted toward the 30 credits required for the degree.

Applicants must have at least a 2.85 GPA to be admitted. Applicants who do not satisfy this criterion may be admitted at the dean’s discretion. Scores on the Graduate Record Examination or other diagnostic tests may be requested to assist in the evaluation of the applicant’s credentials. Upon completion of nine graduate credits and satisfaction of prerequisite requirements, a student’s status may be reviewed for further progression into the academic program.

International Admissions

Applicants who hold an international baccalaureate degree or diploma which is equivalent to three years of undergraduate study in the U.S. in computer science, engineering, or a related area, may be eligible to be admitted into the Bridge option in their intended graduate program. 

Graduates of foreign universities must:

  • take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination or
    International English Language Testing System (IELTS).1

1 NYIT-Vancouver applicants must have obtained a score of 570 or higher in TOEFL (88 or higher TOEFL IBT) or a score of 6.5 or higher in IELTS.

Application Deadlines:

Fall Semester: June 1 for international applicants, July 1 for domestic applicants

Spring Semester: November 1 for international applicants, December 1 for domestic applicants

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