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Computer Science, M.S.

Become a technological leader with a deep knowledge of computer algorithms, computational theory, computer architecture, operating systems, and more.

What You’ll Learn

Build on your undergraduate studies in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or information technology and management with the Computer Science, M.S.

You’ll gain the critical experience you need to be a leader in the industry, including working directly with faculty on research grants funded by the Department of Defense, National Science Foundation, and National Institutes of Health. You can also choose to complete a thesis as part of your degree, which can help you gain specialized skills and knowledge to better qualify you for research and development jobs.

Career Options

  • AI Scientist
  • Cybersecurity Expert
  • IT Director
  • Network Specialist
  • Research and Development Expert
  • Software Engineer
Nicholas Cariello (B.S. ‘18, M.S. ‘19)

Cyber Engineer

After completing the accelerated 5-year B.S./M.S. degree program, Nick was offered a full-time position as a cybersecurity engineer at IBM.

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Salman Javid Malik (M.S. ‘19)

App Developer

Salman leveraged the resources of the campus incubator space to develop Crater, a custom delivery app that took third place in the Long Island Business Plan Competition.

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Seth Levine (M.S. ‘19)

Researcher

While in school, Seth was a research assistant working on a project that explored machine learning and deep learning for activity recognition using smartphones.

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“When you're able to show that you can take what you learn in the classroom and make something, it puts you that much closer to an offer letter.”

Pranav Krishnamurthy, (B.S. ’14, M.S. ’15)

Software Developer, Sanef ITF Technologies

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

$101K

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How You’ll Succeed

You may customize your degree to fit with your career goals and interests in areas such as software engineering, computer security, networks, computer graphics, databases, information security, and artificial intelligence.

The Computer Science, M.S. is consistent with the recommendations of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), so you’ll graduate with a deep knowledge of modern high-level programming languages and applications in the development of systems software.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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New York Tech is a Top Performer for Social Mobility among regional universities in the North.

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