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Cybersecurity Master's Program

Program Details


Master of Science


On campus


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Get an in-demand degree in a rapidly growing field. The cybersecurity master’s program at Stevens trains students for careers protecting our complex information infrastructures in government and industry.

The cybersecurity master's program is designed for security professionals who want 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.

Stevens graduate students have the unique opportunity to learn from foremost experts in groundbreaking cybersecurity research.

Computer Science Research

The computer science department at Stevens offers you a maximum amount of flexibility to pursue research opportunities in cutting-edge, competitive areas of exploration like secure systems, machine learning, cryptography and visual computing. You’ll work with recognized leaders in the field, gain exposure to top industry labs and learn sought-after principles that will help propel your career. Learn more about research in the Department of Computer Science.

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.

More Advantages to our Program

  • 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.

Putting You on Track for Professional Success

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 cybersecurity master's program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success in a variety of roles like:

  • Cryptologist

  • Forensics Expert

  • Computer Research and Development

  • Penetration Tester

  • Security Administrator

  • Security Consultant

Our graduates have been hired at: National Security Agency, Federal Reserve, Goldman Sachs, Visa, Google, Lockheed Martin

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