Sacred Heart University

College of Arts and Sciences

Master of Science: Computer Science

Address:

Office of Graduate Admissions

5151 Park Ave

Fairfield, CT 06825

United States

Phone:

203-365-7619

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science: Computer Science, Game Design & Development, Cybersecurity, Database Design, Information Technology, Interactive Multimedia, IT and Network Security, .Net Technology, Web Development, Coding Bootcamp

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The full-time or part-time Master of Science in Computer Science program at Sacred Heart Univsersity allows you to earn your degree, including a tracks in Computer Science and Information Technology in as little as 15 months. Students also have the option of starting with a 12-credit certificate program which can later be applied to the full master's degree. Certificates are available in: Game Design & Development, Cybersecurity, Database Design, Information Technology, Interactive Multimedia, IT and Network Security, .Net Technology, Web Development and Coding Bootcamp. Our MSCIS classes offer you the latest in computer systems, classrooms, laboratories, and multimedia equipment.

Sacred Heart University’s Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (MSCSIT) degree prepares individuals for leadership roles in the CS industry. The coursework in our program represents a realistic balance between CS foundational theory and applied hands-on technical courses. Core classes include courses in the following areas: Data Structures, Cryptography, Software Engineering, Database and Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Networking, Cyber Security, and Theory of Computation. Electives include Algorithms, Discrete Structures and Logic, Advanced Computer Gaming, Mobile Application Development, Data Warehousing, Web Development and Cloud Computing.

 

Accreditation:

New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC)

International Student Requirements:

Students holding an undergraduate degree from outside the United States must have their academic credentials verified and evaluated by an independent evaluation service. Sacred Heart University accepts course-by-course evaluations from World Education Service (WES). You can review their procedure and complete the necessary application process on the WES website. All international graduate applicants for whom English is not their native language are required to submit an official test score report from one of the following exams: TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB, Pearson PTE or iTEP exam. The following minimum scores are accepted: TOEFL PBT: 550 TOEFL iBT: 80 IELTS: 6.0 MELAB: 70 PTE: 62 iTEP: 5

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36-42

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 850 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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