Master of Science in Computer Science State University of New York At New Paltz




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Course info


SUNY New Paltz offers a flexible, 30-credit master’s degree program in Computer Science, designed to help students from all backgrounds advance to new careers in technology fields. Our mission is to prepare the next generation of application developers, start-up entrepreneurs and business analysts to thrive in a rapidly-changing world. The program offers:

Flexible Course Scheduling

Courses are offered both in flexible online formats and in-person at state-of-the-art facilities like our new Science Hall. The full program can be completed in less than two years.

Building 21st Century Skills

We are focused on teaching 21st century skills that are in demand in a wide range of professions, in areas like machine learning, software application engineering, artificial intelligence and data science.

Dedicated Faculty

Courses are rigorous enough to serve students with deep experience in computer science, led by faculty who are experts in their fields.

Responsive Curriculum

Our curriculum is constantly evolving in step with current trends in technology, emphasizing the skills that employers – especially in the Hudson Valley’s growing tech industries – need right now.

Accessible Format

Admission to the program is open to ALL majors. While many of our students enter the program with undergraduate degrees in computer science or related fields, others have come from fields as varied as Philosophy, Fine Arts, Journalism, Business and Biology.

Curriculum Requirements

Graduate study in Computer Science enables students to individualize their program of study by pursuing ten computer science courses (30 credits) and passing a comprehensive exam, or completing eight courses (24 credits) and delving into a 6-credit thesis is flexibility allows students to explore conceptually-based classes, enhance technical skills through applied learning courses, stay abreast of current trends in the field through a wide range of special topics courses, and engage in research by pursuing an optional six-credit thesis.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Science in Computer Science.

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$23,100.00 (17,14,886) per year

USD $11,550 per semester (This fees is for fall 2019/spring 2020 and it may subject to change for the coming year)

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution


19 Jan


School of Science and Engineering

SUNY New Paltz,

1 Hawk Drive,


New York,

12561, United States

Entry requirement for international students

A baccalaureate transcript from a regionally accredited institution, indicating at least a 3.0 (B) average.

English Proficiency may be demonstrated by providing evidence of meeting one of these criteria: Computer Science and Engineering applicants must provide a minimum of 74 on the iBT; Computer Science and Engineering applicants must provide a minimum of 6.0 on the IELTS; Computer Science and Engineering applicants must provide a minimum of 50 on the PTE.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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