Online Programs in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy | Albany Law School
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#11Master’s Program
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TOP 20Most Innovative Law School
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$248 Billion Projected Cybersecurity Compliance Market by 2023
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$120 BillionEstimated Data Protection Market by 2023
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The Cybersecurity and Data Privacy concentration is designed to provide cybersecurity professionals with expertise on policy and the ability to adapt and advance in this rapidly evolving field. We offer a rigorous curriculum taught by faculty who are thought leaders in the fields of information security, data privacy, cybercrime, and intellectual property law. Graduates of the program are well-equipped to unlock their earning potential in the expanding, lucrative field of cybersecurity.

Master’s Degree

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Complete in a little over a year

LL.M. Degree

  • J.D. or LL.B. required
  • Complete in one year

Certificate Program

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Complete in as little as 3 months

Curriculum

Required Courses

Master's Degree:

  • Introduction to Law and Legal Methods
  • Thesis
  • Remaining courses, select from below

LL.M. Degree:

  • Thesis
  • Remaining courses, select from below

Certificate Program:

  • Cybersecurity Law and Policy
  • Remaining courses, select from below

For course descriptions, contact graduateadmissions@albanylaw.edu

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy courses (at least 18 credits required)
Each course is offered every year!

  • Cybersecurity Law and Policy (3 credits)
  • Technology, Privacy & the Law (3 credits)
  • Introduction to US Privacy Law (1 credit)
  • Global Privacy Law (3 credits)
  • Privacy Law and the Individual (1 credit)
  • Cybersecurity and Public Policy (3 credits)
  • Survey: Privacy Law (1 credit)
  • Cybersecurity Frameworks (3 credits)
  • Cybersecurity and Supply Chain Management (3 credits)
  • Cyber Crime (3 credits)
  • Cyberspace Law (3 credits)
  • Cyber War (3 one credit courses)

Sample of elective courses (email graduateadmissions@albanylaw.edu for more information.)

  • Technology & Financial Markets:  FinTech & Big Data
  • HIPPA Compliance (3 credits)
  • Healthcare Compliance (3 credits)
  • The Compliance Officer:  Risk Management and Compliance Obligations