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Nov 18 2014

NYIT Celebrates International Education Week

Nov 10 2014

Men’s Soccer Wins ECC Championship with 1-0 Victory over LIU Post

Nov 07 2014

Dr. Jerry Balentine New Vice President for Medical Affairs and Global Health

Nov 07 2014

NYIT Management Students Advance to Fed Challenge Semi-Finals

Nov 04 2014

NYIT’s STEAM Career Fair Links Students to Employers

Nov 21 2014

Mini-Retreats for Scholarly Writing

Nov 24 2014

Device Control for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response

Nov 24 2014

Movember Celebration

Dec 01 2014

Job Search Strategies

Dec 01 2014

Head in the Cloud? Protecting Your Privacy in a Mobile World

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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