M.Sc. On Campus

Global Security, Conflict and Cybercrime

New York University

12 months
73119 USD/year
73119 USD/year
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The Global Security, Conflict and Cybercrime is a new, STEM designated, graduate degree program offered by the New York University School of Professional Studies Center for Global Affairs (CGA).

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Our mission is to prepare globally minded students for leadership, management, analytical, and advocacy positions within any organization that is ready to confront the threat of cyber conflict.

As a student enrolled in the Global Security, Conflict and Cybercrime MSc program from New York University, you will explore cyber conflict through different facets of the social sciences, taking a deep dive into cyber espionage, crime, and warfare. 

The program prepares you to address the most pressing global security issues arising from cyber enabled malicious activities. It builds upon the success of the MS in Global Affairs program, and is designed for those individuals who wish to prepare for cyber-related careers in a job market that exhibits accelerating employer demand across the public and private sectors, and non-governmental organizations.

Internships and Job Opportunities

There is a global shortage of cybersecurity professionals, which is predicted to reach 1.8 million unfilled jobs by 2022. Our goal is to help fill those positions by building an educated cohort of technically aware strategists, leaders, policy makers, and analysts. To help you jump start your career in cyberspace, we have partnered with the EC-Council, offering students an opportunity to become certified in cyber. Through the Center for Global Affairs and the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU SPS our graduates have secured jobs at:

  • New York City Cyber Command
  • Blackstone
  • Internet Security Alliance
  • Adaptika

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cybercriminology
  • Cyberlaw and Cyberliberties
  • National and International Cybercrime Investigations
  • Political Cybercrime
  • International Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Cybersecurity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Standardized Tests (If required by Admissions team)
  • Applicants submitting official transcripts will be given priority during the application process. 

Tuition Fee

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    73119 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 73119 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
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    73119 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 73119 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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