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 Computer Science for Cybersecurity

MayJunJulAug

Semester 1

Cybersecurity Governance and Policy
Coursework


Information Systems Security Engineering and Management

Cybersecurity Governance and Regulatory Forces

Cybercrime

Information Privacy Law Part I

In-Class Residency
Jun. 17-22, 2019*

SepOctNovDec

Semester 2

Cybersecurity
Risk
Management
Coursework


Network
Security

Cybersecurity- The Evolving
Regulatory
Landscape

Information Privacy Law Part II

In-Class Residency
Oct. 21–26, 2019*

JanFebMarApr

Semester 3

Cybersecurity Leadership and Strategy
Coursework


Information Security and Privacy

National Security Issues in Cyberspace

Innovation
Policy Colloquium

In-Class Residency
Mar. 16–21, 2020*

Commencement & Capstone Presentation May 2020

*Please note that residency dates are tentative and subject to change.

Semester 1: Cybersecurity Governance and Policy

Summer Semester / 10 Credits

Icon indicating online class Online
Information Systems Security Engineering and Management
Icon indicating blended learning class Blended Learning
Information Privacy Law Part I
(Online)
Information Privacy Law Part I
(Online)
Residency Module 1
(5 days)
June 17–22, 2019
Cybersecurity Governance and Regulatory Forces
Cybersecurity Governance and Regulatory Forces
Cybercrime
Cybercrime

  • Information Systems Security Engineering and Management (Tandon) – online only
  • Information Privacy Law Part I (Law) – blended-learning format
  • Cybersecurity– Governance and Regulatory Forces (Law) – blended-learning format
  • Cybercrime (Law) – blended-learning format
  • Integrative Cybersecurity Management (Law & Tandon integrated project)

Semester 2: Cybersecurity Risk Management

Fall Semester / 10 Credits

Icon indicating online class Online
Network Security
Icon indicating blended learning class Blended Learning
Cybersecurity-The Evolving Regulatory Landscape
Cybersecurity-The Evolving Regulatory Landscape
Residency Module 2
(5 days)
October 21–26, 2019
Information Privacy Law Part II
Information Privacy Law Part II

  • Network Security (Tandon) – online only
  • Cybersecurity-The Evolving Regulatory Landscape (Law) – blended-learning format
  • Information Privacy Law Part II (Law) – blended-learning format
  • Integrative Cybersecurity Management (Law & Tandon integrated project)

Semester 3: Cybersecurity Leadership and Strategy

Spring Semester / 10 Credits

Icon indicating online class Online
Information Security and Privacy
Icon indicating blended learning class Blended Learning
Innovation Policy Colloquium
Innovation Policy Colloquium
Residency Module 3
(5 days)
March 16–21, 2020
National Security Issues in Cyberspace
National Security Issues in Cyberspace

  • Information Security and Privacy (Tandon) – online only
  • Innovation Policy Colloquium (Law) – blended-learning format
  • National Security Issues in Cyberspace (Law) – blended-learning format
  • Integrative Cybersecurity Management (Law & Tandon integrated project)