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Seton Hall Law to Offer MSJ Degree in Privacy Law and Cyber Security

Seton Hall University School of Law is pleased to introduce its master’s degree in Privacy Law and Cyber Security. The new MSJ can be earned fully online and is designed for professionals interested in the fast-developing fields of privacy and cyber security. It draws on the talent pool of Seton Hall Law, an innovator in law-related education for working professionals.

The degree in Privacy Law and Cyber Security is taught in collaboration with Seton Hall Law’s newly established Institute for Privacy Protection. Coursework will explore current laws and practices that impact privacy rights and data security as well as potential future developments.

“The demand for privacy and cyber security expertise is ever increasing due to digital trends and security threats affecting us all,” says Dean Kathleen M. Boozang. “Cutting-edge coursework and innovative teaching will enhance students’ abilities to identify and react to privacy risks today and tomorrow.”

The 10-course program will enable students to become well-versed in cyber security issues and the fundamentals of consumer and business privacy laws. The MSJ’s curriculum was designed by distinguished faculty and industry experts with experience in privacy rights and cyber security.

“Every organization and customer should be concerned about the changing privacy and cyber security landscape,” states Professor Gaia Bernstein, Director of the Institute for Privacy Protection. “Our aim is to educate compliance, human resources, risk management, and IT professionals who interface with information systems and security, protect against data risks, or otherwise confront legal regulations addressing privacy.”

Courses in this degree program will be offered beginning in January 2018. Applications are now being accepted. For more information, please visit

About Seton Hall University School of Law

Founded in 1951 and located in Newark, Seton Hall University School of Law is New Jersey’s only private law school and a leading Catholic law school in the New York metropolitan area. Seton Hall Law is dedicated to preparing students for the practice of law through excellence in scholarship and teaching, with a strong focus on clinical education. The Law School also offers a robust selection compliance programs for law, graduate students, as well as mid-career professionals in the health, life sciences, and financial services sectors.