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I'm an incoming cyber risk analyst at D. As my start date got pushed, I enrolled in a part-time masters in cybersecurity at NYU. Does having an MS vs. certs have more value? (excluding CISSP/OSCP) or is it vice versa? Also, does having a MS help expedite promotion route?

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How much is the part time masters program?

just doing one course a semester. You need 30 credits for the degree (each course is 3 credits).

Honestly, I would spend the time now studying for a cert, but take the test after you actually start. D gives you a bonus with your first cert if it is within certain parameters but I don’t know if it counts if you already come in with the cert.

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Not sure if MS helps expedite promotion in advisory at D. Me and my friend are campus hires in the same start class. I have a bachelors and he has an MBA, same level and everything except he makes like $1-2k more than me.

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