Master of Science in Computer Science
The Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University offers an online Master of Science in Computer Science that encompasses the study of computers–hardware, software, computational theory, algorithms, and how humans interact with technology. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that computer and informational technology jobs will grow from 2016 to 2026 by 13%. As a NACTEL student, you can attend with a greatly discounted tuition rate.
Take courses like algorithms and Computing Theory, Introduction to Parallel and Distributed Computing, Concepts and Structures in Internet Computing, Database Management Systems, Capstone (Project 1 and 2 OR Thesis 1 and 2, less common), Game Programming, Data Mining, Data Communications and Networks, Security in Computer Networking, Pattern Recognition, Big Data Warehousing. With online coursework and our cutting-edge virtual lab, you can learn and practice any time from anywhere.
As a graduate of the program, you’ll be positioned to guide organizations toward better decision-making based on data. One of the best things about tech jobs is that they’re available in every industry, which makes them as numerous as they are diverse. This program is STEM designated, which means you will be trained in areas of technology that are in high demand with United States employers.
This program is STEM designated, which means you will be trained in areas of technology that are in high demand with United States employers.
Don’t have a bachelor’s degree in technology? The MS in Computer Science now only requires students with no prior experience to take one 4-credit bridge course. This course will cover everything you need to know before starting the master’s program and set you up for success.
Candidates are required to hold a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution. A 3.0 undergraduate GPA is preferred, though we use a qualitative approach when looking at applications.
- Completed online application
- Two letters of recommendation (academic and professional)
- Personal statement
- Prerequisite courses or bridge courses upon entering the program
- Official college/university transcripts from all previously attended institutions
- GRE and GMAT scores are not required.
The resume should call out a student’s experience in the field, with a focus on prerequisite courses.
The personal statement should be one page and no more than 750 words. It is an opportunity to provide an overview of yourself as a student including what your goals might be, why you want to pursue the MS in Computer Science, and why Pace is appealing. Students can also use the personal statement to demonstrate how their personal and professional growth builds upon their qualifications.
An entering student with limited or no previous background in the field of computer science or programming may be required to take up to 4 credits of a prerequisite bridge course. A student with a baccalaureate in computer science should be able to waive the prerequisite. The bridge course does NOT count toward the degree. Grades earned in the bridge course are computed into the student’s QPA.
The bridge course includes:
- CS 505 Introduction to Computer Science with Java (4 credits)
Transcripts can be sent to:
Graduate Admission Office
Graduate Application Processing Center
One Pace Plaza
New York, NY 1003
Digital Transcripts can be sent to:
Careers in Computer Science
- Computer Programmer
- Database Administrator
- Mobile App Developer
- Network Administrator
- Security Analyst
- Software Engineer
- Systems Manager
- Web Developer
- Credits Required: 30
- Cost Per Credit: $951
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