Gain an in-demand degree in a rapidly growing field. The cybersecurity master’s program at Stevens is designed specifically to train students for careers protecting our complex information infrastructures in government and industry.

The cybersecurity master’s program is designed for security professionals who seek an in-depth understanding of the technical knowledge related to information security as well as an appreciation of the organizational, social, managerial and legal aspects of security and privacy.

Cybersecurity is a high-growth field currently experiencing a demand far greater than the supply of trained professionals available. The White House has reported that in the coming years as many as 30,000 new cybersecurity professionals are needed by the United States government alone.

The Stevens Advantage

Stevens is one of the few universities in the country offering a cybersecurity masters program designed and developed in conjunction with the U.S. National Security Agency and our location near Manhattan gives our students ample opportunities to work with fortune 500 companies in cybersecurity.

Program Features

  • Rigorous education in the foundations of security and privacy
  • Hands-on labs involving state-of-the-art cybersecurity tools
  • Work with outstanding faculty members with strong ties to industry
  • Status as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education
  • Online courses available


Stevens is recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA) as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research.

Designed for Busy Professionals

Whether you’re looking to quickly build skills in your current industry or gain skills to transition to a new field, a graduate certificate can help you level up your career. Credits from these classes can also apply to a master’s degree.

Who Should Apply?

We welcome applicants who have a passion for problem-solving and “hacking,” and a drive to innovate for technological progress. You can apply with an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related field.

Program Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, from an accredited institution
  • Official college transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume (optional)
  • TOEFL/IELTS scores (for international students)
  • A competitive GRE or GMAT score*

*GRE/GMAT is not required for part-time students.

Scholarship for Service Award

This award provides a full scholarship with a stipend for the two years of the Cybersecurity M.S., and an internship at a federal facility or lab during the summer academic break. Awardees commit to two years of federal service upon graduation, giving graduates an incredible opportunity to see the cutting edge of computer security.

Stevens Prepares You for a Great Career

The cybersecurity master's program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success.

Career Opportunities

  • Cryptologist
  • Forensics Expert
  • Computer Research And Development
  • Penetration Tester
  • Security Administrator
  • Security Consultant

Top Hiring Organizations

  • National Security Agency
  • Federal Reserve
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Visa
  • Google
  • Lockheed Martin
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Last updated March 28, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Aug 26, 2019
2 years
18,340 USD
/semester Full-time Tuition Rate (9-12 credits)
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