Masters Degree in Cybersecurity

Kick start your Cybersecurity journey with a Globally Recognized Master's Degree from Yeshiva University’s Katz School of Science and Health, USA. Receive dual Accreditation Advanced Certificate Programme in Cyber Security from IIIT Bangalore and Master Degree in Cybersecurity from Yeshiva University, USA on completion of course.

  • 10 Months Online
    12 Months On-campus in US
  • 22 Months
    12 - 15 hrs/week
  • May 31, 2022
    Start Date
  • GRE
  • F-1 VISA and STEM OPT
  • #252
    QS World University Rankings 2022
  • Save Upto 15 Lakhs
    in degree cost
  • Overview
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  • Certificate
  • Benefits
  • Syllabus
  • Projects
  • Instructors
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
  • Refer & Earn
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About the Programme

Blended programme which combines 10 Months online with IIITB and upGrad, 12 Months at Yeshiva University, USA

Customizable Curriculum

Choose from 6 electives at Katz School of Science and Health, Yeshiva University, USA

Student Support

Student support is available 7 days a week, 24*7. You can write to us via or for urgent queries use the " Talk to Us" option on the learn platform.

End-to-end counseling and visa support

upGrad team will help you with application to Yeshiva University, USA, securing confirmed offer letter & support with US visa application.

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Dual certification - IIITB as well as Yeshiva University
  • Study in the heart of New York City
  • Study with Top US University QS Rank 252
  • Save upto INR 15 Lakhs for equivalent US Master's degree
  • Eligible to apply for upto 36-month STEM OPT after graduation
  • GRE Waiver for IIITB learners
  • Ranked 68th in the National Universities by US News & World Report.
  • Yeshiva University is among Forbes top 100 Private College.
  • R2 Doctoral University with High Research Activity.
  • Yeshiva University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
  • In-built IELTS prep to be provided by upGrad
  • End to end support for applications and visa
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • One-on-One with Industry Mentors
  • Student Support Team
  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Analyzing threat landscapes and compliance, legal, security and audit frameworks; developing internal and external communication strategies. Programming Languages, Tools & Libraries are also covered as a part of the program.
  • Job Opportunity
    Cybersecurity Analyst, Cybersecurity Architect, Information Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Cybersecurity Sales Engineer
  • Who Is This Programme For?
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Tech Support Engineers and Admins.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    For IIITB - B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc(IT/Computer Science) or B.Sc (Mathematics) or BCA graduate with a minimum of 60% of marks are eligible to apply.
    For Yeshiva University - The applicant must complete the Advanced Certificate programme in Cyber Security from IIIT, Bangalore with 3 or above CGPA.
    • IELTS of >= 6.5 or TOEFL of >=90 or Duolingo acceptable score is 110.

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases, and projects.

Programming Languages, Tools & Libraries Covered

Advanced Certificate Programme from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore. It is India's #1 Technical University (Private) as per the survey of India Today, 2021.

  • Build a strong network for life with opportunities to connect to Cyber Security Industry experts & your experienced fellow learners
  • Gain theoretical knowledge & practical understanding with this cutting-edge curriculum
  • Learn multiple tools & languages to stand apart to gain a foothold in the Cyber Security industry
Advanced Certificate Programme from IIIT Bangalore
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The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you Masters Degree in Cybersecurity
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
    Student Support
    • Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7
    • You can write to us via Or for urgent queries, use the "Talk to Us" option on the Learn platform
  • Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers
    • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts
  • Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussions and feedback sessions with industry mentors
    upGrad BaseCamp
    • Fun-packed, informative and career-building workshops Sessions by industry professionals and professors
    • Group activities with your peers and alumni


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions.
  • Pre-Requisites
    • 2 weeks
  • Information Security and Applied Cryptography
    • 8 weeks
  • Network Security in Ethical Hacking
    • 6 weeks
  • Application Security in Ethical Hacking and Advanced Concepts in Cyber Security
    • 8 weeks
  • Capstone Project
    • 4 weeks
  • Cybersecurity Core Courses, Yeshiva University (Year 2)
    • Optional Courses: (Choose Electives aggregating to total for 2 Courses/6 Credits)
      • 250+
        Hours of Content
      • 1:1
        Mentorship Sessions with Industry Experts
      • 25+
        Live Sessions
      • 4
      • 30
        Hours of Java Coading Bootcamp


      • upGrad reserves the right to modify, amend or change the structure of module delivery & the curriculum, after due consensus with the University partner.

      Industry Projects

      Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries

      • Solve actual industry problems designed by experts
      • Engage in collaborative projects with your peers
      • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
      • Exploiting Web Application
        Exploiting a web app using various vulnerabilities such as Injection, CSS, X...
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      • Applied Cryptography
        Use cryptographic and encryption techniques for computer security
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      • Secure Programming
        Secure Programming - Identify and cover different flaws occur while writing ...
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      Learn from India's leading Cyber Security faculty and industry leaders.

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      Top companies from all around the world have recruited upGrad alumni

      Admission Process

      There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

      Programme Fee
      Online Program
      INR 3,00,000 (inclusive of taxes)

      On-Campus at Yeshiva University
      Indicative Tuition Fee USD 23,000
      (excludes semester fees, textbooks and other class materials)
      Living Cost in US Per Year - USD 22,490*
      *Indicative living cost
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        What's Included in the Price
        • Master's degree from a reputed US University
        • Eligible to apply for 36-month STEM OPT Post Study Work after graduation
        • GRE Waiver for IIITB Learners
        • Save upto 15 Lakhs for an equivalent degree from US
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