Academic Overview

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

Over a 12-month period, participants will attend three one week residential sessions.* 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.

MS in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy students are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit upon successful completion of courses that are taught by NYU Law faculty. For questions about CLE credit, please contact the NYU Law Office of Records and Registration.

Residency Dates for Class of 2022

  1. June 14-19, 2021
  2. October 18-23, 2021
  3. March 14-19, 2022

Capstone presentations and Graduation: May 2022
Final dates TBD.

Below, indicative courses are listed by semester:

Pre-
Program
Bootcamp

Coursework


Introduction
to US Law

Introduction to Computer Networking

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. 14-19, 2021

SepOctNovDec

Semester 2

Cybersecurity
Risk
Management
Coursework


Network Security

Cybersecurity- The Evolving
Regulatory
Landscape

Information Privacy Law Part II

In-Class Residency*
Oct. 18-23, 2021

JanFebMarApr

Semester 3

Cybersecurity Leadership and Strategy
Coursework


Emerging Innovations in Cyber Security

National Security Issues in Cyberspace

Innovation
Policy Colloquium

In-Class Residency*
Mar. 14-19, 2022

Commencement & Capstone Presentation May 2022

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
(1 week)
June 2021*
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
(1 week)
October 2021*
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
Emerging Innovations in Cyber Security
Icon indicating blended learning class Blended Learning
Innovation Policy Colloquium
Innovation Policy Colloquium
Residency Module 3
(1 week)
March 2022*
National Security Issues in Cyberspace
National Security Issues in Cyberspace

    • Emerging Innovations in Cyber Security (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)



*Due to COVID-19 and resulting travel restrictions, future in-person residencies may be converted to remote instruction. We will share more information as it becomes available.