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Online Cybersecurity Degree Admissions at Katz

We offer three annual opportunities to start the online MS in Cybersecurity degree program at the Katz School of Science and Health to accommodate as many of our prospective students’ needs as possible. Take a look at our upcoming priority and final deadlines and start making your plans to apply.

Admissions Deadlines

TermPriority DeadlineFinal DeadlineStart Date
Summer 2021February 18, 2021May 6, 2021May 10, 2021

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the online MS in Cybersecurity degree program, you must possess a four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale). You must also submit the following in order to be considered for admission:

  • Completed online application
  • Official undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college or university you have attended where nine or more credits were earned. Unofficial transcripts can be submitted via the online application to start the application review process. If you are admitted, official transcripts provided from past academic institutions must be submitted prior to registration. Please submit sealed copies of official transcript(s) to:
    Yeshiva University - Graduate Enrollment Management Office
    Attn: Martha DeCaille
    500 West 185th Street
    New York, NY 10033
  • Evidence of at least one computer networking or computer security course, a related professional certification/licensure, or related work experience. This must be verifiable either by documentation or by interview with the admissions committee
  • Application fee: $50 (waivable by the university; connect with an Admissions Advisor for more information)
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal statement
  • Students who completed their undergraduate studies at an international institution may be required to submit English language proficiency scores (TOEFL or IELTS); these scores should be from within the last two years

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Provisional Admission to Katz

We take pride in offering the online MS in Cybersecurity to all interested individuals, regardless of the academic or professional path that has led them here. If you haven’t taken a computer networking or security course at the undergraduate or graduate level or worked in a role with networking or security responsibilities, you may still be granted provisional admission to the program pending completion of a bridge course. This course is designed to provide introductory cybersecurity material for career switchers who need to strengthen their background in the subject before moving on to the bulk of the program’s course content.

Contact an Admissions Advisor for more information about the provisional admission option.
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Laptop Requirements

To successfully complete the online MS in Cybersecurity program, all students must possess a laptop that meets the following specifications:

Minimum Hardware Specifications
  • i5 processor or higher
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • 128 GB hard drive (internal storage)

Minimum Software Specifications
Apple laptop:
  • macOS Sierra 10.12 or higher
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2016 for Mac
  • Anti-Virus program, such as McAfee or Norton for Apple

Windows laptop:
  • Microsoft Windows 8 or higher
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2016 for Windows
  • Anti-Virus program, such as McAfee or Norton for Windows

Admissions Dates and Deadlines

application deadline
May 6, 2021
Summer 2021
Next Start
May 10, 2021
Summer 2021
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