Online Programs in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy | Albany Law School
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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

The Albany Law program helped me get this job (as a privacy professional). It has expanded my knowledge of privacy, and the company wanted someone with that expertise to kick-start their privacy practice.

Rey Leclerc Sveinsson, LL.M. student


You work when you can. The courses are organized well and allow you to control your own schedule. It provided great value for me and my firm.

Jacqueline Goralczyk LL.M.

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 for more information.)

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