M.S. in Cyber Security and Privacy atNJIT , NewarkDepartment of Computer Science


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The Cybersecurity and Privacy program offers comprehensive knowledge of network-based and system-level attacks, and effective countermeasures to ensure that software and cyber infrastructure are designed and implemented with top-notch security practices
  • Graduates will have broad expertise in all these areas, with an option to cover not only technical but also legal, policy, and ethical aspects of security and privacy
  • Graduates of the program use in-depth knowledge of network-based and system-level attacks and appropriate countermeasures to ensure that the software and the infrastructure is designed and implemented with the best security practices in mind
  • Graduates of the program will be able to conduct research on existing and emerging security threats and on the interplay between security and other computing disciplines


  • University Rankings
    • #701-800

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #701-750

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #103

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #813

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 24,50,959
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 10,32,678
InsuranceINR 1,34,386
TransportationINR 85,448
Books & SuppliesINR 1,16,520
International Student FeeINR 9,710
Miscellaneous expensesINR 2,33,040
Matriculation FeeINR 12,429
TotalINR 16,24,211

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/0

  • Applicants must have completed a four-year undergraduate program accredited in the United States, or it's equivalent, and demonstrate strong academic achievement in an appropriate discipline
  • Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree, preferably in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, or a related field, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale


Marks - 79/120


Marks - 6.5/9

  • No sub-score lower than 6.0


No specific cutoff mentioned

Other eligibility criteria
Students not satisfying these criteria will be considered for conditional admission on a case-by-case basis This includes students whose bachelor's degree is in a non-computing field but have professional experience in computing or systems administration Any such student who is admitted will be required to complete the following bridge courses with a GPA of 3.0 or higher: CS 505 Programming, Data Structures, and Algorithms, CS 506 Foundations of Computer Science The bridge courses will not be counted toward the MS degree
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • One letter of recommendation is required
  • Three letters of recommendation are required (Only for M.S. in Biology and MS in Architecture)

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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