Academic Overview

The MS in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy program is a 30-credit one-year executive MS management degree incorporating both online courses and blended-learning modules.

Over a 12-month period, participants will attend three residential sessions consisting of five days per session. Between residential periods, students will study 10-15 hours per week in online and blended-learning formats. Semesters are divided into three phases: online introduction, in-class residency, and online implementation. Below, indicative courses are listed by semester:

Pre-
Program
Bootcamp

Coursework


Introduction
to US Law

Foundations of
Cybersecurity

Begins February 2018

MayJunJulAug

Semester 1

Cybersecurity Governance and Policy
Coursework


Information
Security and
Privacy

Information
Privacy Law

Cybersecurity
Law and
Technology

In-Class Residency
Jun. 18–22, 2018

SepOctNovDec

Semester 2

Cybersecurity
Risk
Management
Coursework


Network
Security

Cyber
Crime

Evolving
Regulatory
Landscape

In-Class Residency
Oct. 15–19, 2018

JanFebMarApr

Semester 3

Cybersecurity Leadership and Strategy
Coursework


Systems Security
Engineering and
Regulation

Innovation
Policy

National Security
Law and Policy

In-Class Residency
Mar. 18–22, 2019

Commencement & Capstone Presentation May 2019

Semester 1: Cybersecurity Governance and Policy

Summer Semester / 10 Credits

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Information Security and Privacy
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Information Privacy Law
(Online)
Information Privacy Law
(Online)
Residency Module 1
(5 days)
June 18-22, 2018
Cybersecurity Law and Technology
Cybersecurity Law and Technology

  • Information Security and Privacy (Tandon, 3 credits) – online only
  • Information Privacy Law (Law, 3 credits) – blended-learning format
  • Cybersecurity Law and Technology (Law, 2 credits) – blended-learning format
  • Integrative Cybersecurity Management (Law & Tandon integrated project, 2 credits)

Semester 2: Cybersecurity Risk Management

Fall Semester / 10 Credits

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Network Security
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Cyber Crime
Cyber Crime
Residency Module 2
(5 days)
October 15-19, 2018
The Evolving Regulatory Landscape
The Evolving Regulatory Landscape

  • Network Security (Tandon, 3 credits) – online only
  • Cyber Crime (Law, 2 credits) – blended-learning format
  • Cybersecurity – The Evolving Regulatory Landscape (Law, 3 credits) – blended-learning format
  • Integrative Cybersecurity Management (Law & Tandon integrated project, 2 credits)

Semester 3: Cybersecurity Leadership and Strategy

Spring Semester / 10 Credits

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Systems Security Engineering & Regulation
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Innovation Policy Colloquium
Innovation Policy Colloquium
Residency Module 3
(5 days)
March 18-22, 2019
National Security Law and Policy Seminar
National Security Law and Policy Seminar

  • Systems Security Engineering and Regulation (Tandon, 3 credits) – online only
  • Innovation Policy Colloquium (Law, 3 credits) – blended-learning format
  • National Security Law and Policy Seminar (Law, 2 credits) – blended-learning format
  • Integrative Cybersecurity Management (Law & Tandon integrated project, 2 credits)