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Cybersecurity, M.S.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of computer security and its impact on networks, web services, infrastructure, cybersecurity, databases, and software design.

In the Master of Science in Cybersecurity, you will:

  • Critically evaluate various technical/architectural solutions to limit risk, mitigate the effects of hostile action, and recover from attacks.
  • Design, implement, and maintain software tools to support network security across multiple operating systems.
  • Oversee the information life cycle of an organization, including planning, acquisition, and implementation of secure infrastructures.
  • Study algorithm concepts, computer forensics, risk management and legal issues, and intrusion detection and hacker exploits.

NYIT professors have been awarded several prestigious research grants in the field, in areas including:

  • Biometrics
  • Conceptual modeling
  • Cryptography
  • Cyber behavioral authentication
  • Genomic computation
  • Mobile and cybersecurity
  • Swarm intelligence

Our 31.5-credit curriculum also offers a thesis option in which you'll take six credits relating to thesis courses. This allows you to gain specialization in areas that make you better qualified for specific research and development opportunities.

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An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • AI scientist
  • Cybersecurity expert
  • IT director
  • Network specialist
  • Research and development expert
  • Software engineer

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