Cybersecurity, MS

Campus: NYC, Westchester


Pace University’s MS in Cybersecurity will train you for the tech workforce of the future, where you can join a growing set of highly skilled cyber warriors that serve and protect people and their data. In a world that is becoming more and more connected, the need for dedicated cybersecurity experts is growing every day. With a master’s degree in Cybersecurity, you will be in the perfect position to join the ranks of security professionals who work to defend individuals, businesses, government, and not-for-profit organizations from hackers, phishing scams, data theft, and more.

Bridge Courses
Computational Statistics
Introduction to Coding
Business Data Communications
Networks: Routing & Switching
Core Requirements
CYB 611Introduction to Cybersecurity3
CYB 613Operating Systems Theory and Administration3
CYB 621Information Security Mangemnt3
CYB 623Network Security and Defense3
CYB 625Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing3
Concentration Electives
See elective options below.3-12
Capstone
CYB 691Cybersecurity Capstone Project3
Total Credits:30

Concentration Electives

General Concentration

Students should work with their academic advisor to select individual courses from the current academic schedule to take as electives, provided the prerequisites have been met. Students can also select electives to satisfy either one of the concentrations below.

Four Courses/12 Credits

Cyber Operation Concentration

IT 670Mobile Forensics Investigation3
CS 608Algorithms and Computing Theory3
CYB 633Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering3
Elective Course3
Total Credits12

Cybersecurity Leadership Concentration

IS 642Information Security Planning and Policy: NIST Standards3
IS 643Information Security Auditing and Risk Management:ISO Standards3
IS 644Business Continuity & Disaster3
Elective Course3
Total Credits12