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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity
@HOFSTRA

Offered jointly by the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University's graduate programs in Cybersecurity prepare students with the knowledge, skills and tools needed in technology, management, and policy. Our MBA and MS programs provide the theoretical foundation and practical experiences that address cybersecurity from many perspectives such as data, software, systems, organizational and societal security, and privacy. Gain valuable hands-on experience through paid positions offered as part of our co-op program and study in state-of-the-art on campus facilities, such as the Cybersecurity Innovation and Research Center. Scholarships are available for qualified candidates.

Program Details

Visit the Hofstra campus or connect with the graduate admissions team. We will answer your questions and put you in touch with program faculty or degree candidates to learn more. Contact us at graduateadmission@hofstra.edu, or call 516-463-4723.

To be considered for the MS in Cybersecurity with a concentration in Technology within the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, you must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution. The following prerequisites are required with grades of B or better, though conditional admission may be offered: programming and calculus.

Start your Cybersecurity (Technology concentration) application online where you can upload the following documents:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities. You may initially submit unofficial copies of your transcripts online for your application review, but official transcripts will be required once you are accepted into the program.
  • GRE or GMAT scores.

To be considered for the MS in Cybersecurity with a concentration in Management and Policy and MBA in Cybersecurity Management and Policy programs within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, you must have a bachelor’s degree. Based on your academic and professional background, you may qualify for a GMAT waiver.

Start your Graduate Business Application online where you can upload the following documents:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities. You may initially submit unofficial copies of your transcripts for your application review, but official transcripts will be required once you are accepted into the program.
  • GMAT score (School Code: 2295). If you have not taken a GRE or GMAT, you are welcome to submit your application without test scores for feedback on your materials and eligibility for a waiver.
  • Current resume.
  • Two letters of recommendation (optional).
  • Personal statement (optional). Indicate why you want to obtain this degree and why you would be successful in the program.

Current Hofstra students interesting in dual undergraduate/graduate study should contact their academic advisor.

International students: Please review additional admission requirements.

Apply to the Cybersecurity programs at any time with our rolling admissions policy. You may apply for entry during fall, spring and summer semesters.

The MS degree is awarded to students who successfully complete 30 semester hours. Visit the pages below to learn more:

The MBA degree is 38-45 semester hours.  Visit the Cybersecurity Management and Policy page to learn more.

Faculty Profiles

Gerda L. Kamberova

Dr. Gerda Kamberova's research interests include computer vision, multi-sensor fusion, and decision making under uncertainty. Her work on the development of methods for reconstructing 3D scenes and shapes of objects from digital images and in quantifying the geometry of 3D point sets was funded by a National Science Foundation grant and a research grant from Google.

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Hak J. Kim

Dr. Kim's research includes mobile location-based services with mobile app, big data analytics in social media, cyber security in cloud computing, and digital forensics. He is currently building the real-time location tracking and positioning system using wireless networking and mobile apps. Another project is to build the big data analytic system as a business intelligent system to support better decision-making.

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Xiang Fu

Dr. Fu's research interests include Software Engineering, Formal Verification, Model Checking, Information Security, Web Services, Web Security, and Malware Analysis. He is a firm believer of hands-on project oriented teaching methodology, and that faculty should not only help students build up the knowledge base of the subject, but also set up the challenging environment for them to practice their skills, team working spirits, and the ability to solve problems independently.

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Gerda L. Kamberova
Hak J. Kim
Xiang Fu

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How to Apply

Earn the professional recognition and personal achievement you seek with a graduate degree from Hofstra University. Whether you study online or on campus, full or part time, you will benefit from small class settings with nationally recognized faculty and a community of peers all contributing to a transformative learning experience. Questions? Call 516-463-4723 or email our graduate admission team at graduateadmission@hofstra.edu.

APPLY FOR CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

To apply for the MS in Cybersecurity with a concentration in Technology program in the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, submit your materials through the Hofstra University Graduate Application.

To apply for the MS in Cybersecurity with a concentration in Management and Policy or MBA Cybersecurity Management and Policy programs in the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, submit your materials through the Graduate Business Application.