Information, Network, & Computer Security, M.S.

General

Program Description

Information, Network, & Computer Security, M.S.

In the Master of Science in Information, Network, and Computer Security, 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 lifecycle 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 30-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.

Our Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC) in Old Westbury offers you the opportunity to join research projects in areas such as cybersecurity, health care, and energy. This may lead to your work getting published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at major conferences. You can also join us at the annual Cybersecurity Conference at our Manhattan campus, where we welcome experts from academic, business, and government worldwide.

Career Options

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.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

The first American university established in the United Arab Emirates’ capital city, NYIT-Abu Dhabi is a vibrant member of NYIT’s community of global campuses.

The first American university established in the United Arab Emirates’ capital city, NYIT-Abu Dhabi is a vibrant member of NYIT’s community of global campuses. Read less