Villanova University

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Computing Sciences


Villanova University

800 E. Lancaster Avenue

Villanova, PA 19085

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Computer Science; M.S. - Software Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students can choose either between MS degree programs in Software Engineering or Computer Science. The majority of our students have a wide range of backgrounds and work in the high-tech field near Villanova, an area some have named "the 2nd Silicone Valley."

MS in Computer Science: This graduate program provides expertise in applied and basic computing through its course offerings in computer systems, theory, languages, and algorithms. It is designed to prepare students for a career as a computing professional, although some students go on to pursue a Ph.D. degree.

MS in Software Engineering: This degree program provides the practical knowledge and experience needed to specify, design, develop, and maintain today's software systems. The program prepares students for either a career in software engineering or for advanced study in the field.


Villanova and its programs have received accreditation through the Middle States Association of Colleges and secondary Schools.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL and GRE examinations Appropriate undergraduate preparation

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): see web pages USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

*Villanova University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required.

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