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FDU Outlines New Graduate Programs

Fairleigh Dickinson University is excited to expand its academic reach by adding to its comprehensive list of academic majors and concentrations. These new programs provide FDU students with a clear advantage by meeting the growing demands in their associated industries.

Beginning in May 2019

MFA in Film

Florham Campus, low-residency program

With concentrations in:

  • Film Directing,
  • Cinematography,
  • Screenwriting,
  • Producing,
  • Film Editing.

Beginning in Fall 2018

MA in Animation & MFA in Animation

Florham Campus

With concentrations in:

  • 3D Character Animation,
  • Video Games, and
  • Visual Effects.

Beginning in Fall 2017

Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, MS

Metropolitan Campus

Combining theoretical concepts with practical applications, this 30 credit program focuses on network security administration and secure software development, two key areas of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance (CSIA). Students will learn to

  • establish information security protocols;
  • build firewalls and defend against security intrusions;
  • use encryption and protect information;
  • regulate access to data;
  • establish virus protection systems;
  • implement business continuity and disaster recovery plans;
  • conduct penetration tests and analyze vulnerabilities;
  • develop secure software;
  • help resolve information technology issues related to security; and
  • employ energy saving devices, systems and data storage, contributing to environmental sustainability

US Graduate Students Contact:

Graduate Admissions Office Metropolitan Campus

Graduate Admissions Office Florham Campus

International Graduate Students Contact:

Office of International Admissions