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Cybersecurity, M.S.

Capitalize on the growing demand for cybersecurity professionals as more companies realize the need to protect against threats to their data, IT assets, and other resources.

What You’ll Learn

Help companies around the world keep important data safe, limit risks, and recover from attacks with the Cybersecurity, M.S. This program is ideally suited for those with engineering or computer science undergraduate degrees.

You’ll design, implement, and maintain software tools to support network security across multiple operating systems, overseeing the information lifecycle of an organization from planning and acquisition to implementation. You’ll also study algorithm concepts, computer forensics, risk management and legal issues, and intrusion detection and hacker exploits.

You’ll then put classroom-learned theory into practice through hands-on projects and research—some completed side-by-side with leading faculty working on innovations in areas including biometrics, conceptual modeling, cryptography, cyber behavioral authentication, genomic computation, mobile and cybersecurity, and swarm intelligence.

Employers

  • Apple
  • IBM
  • Google

Career Options

  • AI Scientist
  • Cybersecurity Expert
  • IT Director
  • Network Specialist
  • Research and Development Expert
  • Software Engineer
Vignesh Harish (M.S. ‘19)

IBM

After interning with IBM while completing his degree at New York Tech, Vignesh was hired there as a cybersecurity engineer after graduating.

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Pranav Krishnamurthy (B.S. ‘14, M.S. ‘15)

Sanef ITF Technologies

Pranav, a software developer for a leading mobile toll technology company, is developing proprietary technology to turn a smartphone into an E-ZPass tag.

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LaVern Rhaburn Sula (B.S. ’88)

Argus Cyber Security

LaVern is the president of the North American division of Argus Cyber Security, the largest independent automotive cybersecurity company in the world.

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Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

$98,350

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How You’ll Succeed

Our program is advised by an Industrial Advisory Board comprising industry leaders, ensuring that you’re up-to-date on current industry needs and requirements. You can also choose to complete a thesis as part of your degree, which can help you gain specialized skills and knowledge to better qualify you for research and development jobs.

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