The Computer and Information Sciences Department offers the following graduate programs:
GSAS Admissions (for Master's in Computer Science)
PCS Admissions (for Master's in Cybersecurity)
Masters in Computer Science
Blending the analytical, practical and theoretical, the Master's program in
Computer Science begins with a solid foundation in computing, information and
systems. Students work closely with a faculty in such specialties as
communication and networks, telecommunication network design, object-oriented
databases for large systems, artificial intelligence, data mining, cybersecurity, bioinformatics, information retrieval
systems, and the design and analysis of algorithms.
New York City's status as the world's financial capital, media hub and major
center of the software and website development industry provides graduates of
this program with wide-ranging career opportunities, often facilitated by
internships during the course of study.
Research facilities include
the Informatics & Data Mining Lab, the Wireless Sensor Data Mining Lab, the Networking Lab, and the Robotics & Computer
Vision Lab as well as
an 88-core high-performance computing cluster
and other state of the art equipment and software.
GSAS Computer Science classes are held, with minor exceptions, at the
Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan. Most classes start after 4 p.m. for
the convenience of those who work.
The MSCS program requires 30 credits and can be completed by a full-time student in 3 or 4 semesters.
For more information about program requirements, check the
detailed MSCS degree requirements.
For more information about this M.S. program, contact:
Dr. Yanjun Li
Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
Phone: (718) 817-0505
or call the CIS Department at: (718) 817-4480
For more information about GSAS Master's programs, or for
information about the application process, go to
GSAS Master's Programs.
Masters in Cybersecurity
Demand for qualified professionals in cybersecurity is growing
rapidly. In response to this demand, the department is launching a
new Master's program in Cybersecurity this fall. The program requires
30 credits of coursework. Classes meet at the Lincoln Center campus
in Manhattan. After a one-week intensive “boot camp,”
classes meet one weekend a month and on-line. This innovative course format allows
the program to be completed by full-time working professionals in 12 months.
For more information about the program and course requirements,
detailed MS-cybersecurity degree requirements.
For more information about the cybersecurity master's program, contact:
Dr. Henry Han
Cybersecurity Master's Program Coordinator
phone: (718) 817-5149