Cybersecurity, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Mercy College New York | New York City, United States
12 months
994 USD/credit 29820 USD/year
994 USD/credit 29820 USD/year
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Your work in the Master of Science in Cybersecurity at Mercy College New York will prepare you for a career in a government agency, law enforcement, private companies, hospitals, health care organizations and IT departments.


In today's world there is nothing more important than acquiring the advanced education and skills to protect our private data. Companies, governments, law enforcement and individuals all face the growing complexities in our increasingly interconnected world and the need to both safeguard data and prepare for the worst. 

By the end of this Cybersecurity program at Mercy College New York, students should be able to: 

  • Identify types of risks, cyber threats and cyber attacks through wired and wireless network communications
  • Design, develop, and implement to prove the concepts of cyber defense, cyber offense, cyber investigation and cyber management
  • Identify research problems, compare with previous approaches, develop solutions and discuss the research results
  • Understand the privacy of information, information hiding, information assurance, information encryption/decryption
  • Function effectively in a team to complete prototyping of detection, prevention and protection for internal and external cyber attacks and cyber intrusions
  • Acquire and validate evidence related to cyber crimes from personal computers, smartphones, infrastructure hosts, wired and wireless networks

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Topics in Information Security
  • Fndn Cybersecurity Sciences
  • Data Mining/Knowledge Discover
  • Distributed Database/Security
  • Forensic Computing
  • Internet Media & Security
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Firewall & Intrusion Detection
  • Network & Security
  • Social Implication of Info Sec
  • Info Assurance & Mgt
  • IT Audit & Compliance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of recommendation 
  • Personal statement
  • Résumé
  • Test scores
  • Additional transcripts from other colleges or universities

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 994 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 994 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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