The demand for skilled information-security professionals is growing significantly. This graduate certificate allows technical professionals to obtain key knowledge and specializations in cyber security. Students acquire an understanding of various technologies in emerging areas of security, including computer and network security, digital forensics, cryptography and biometrics. Students are able immediately to apply their knowledge to manage the risk of cyber attacks. Courses are developed and taught by NYU-Poly faculty in the Information Systems and Internet Security (ISIS) Laboratory. Those choosing to work toward a master’s degree may, upon admission, apply all certificate courses toward fulfillment of a degree program.
Admission to the certificate program requires a bachelor’s degree in a related preparatory discipline from an institution acceptable to Polytechnic Institute of NYU.
Course Requirements for the Cyber Security Certificate: 15 Credits