What will I learn?

Be in demand for a cutting-edge career in the digital space with track options in cybersecurity or software engineering.

With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting employment rates for computer scientists to grow at a faster-than-average rate between now and 2028, earning your master’s degree will put you at the forefront of the rapidly growing information security, game development and software engineering fields. Open yourself up to a variety of career opportunities including as an information security specialist or consultant, a cybersecurity architect or engineer, a corporate or independent game developer, or a software developer.

Why Study Computer Science at Adelphi?

  • Receive personalized attention from our expert faculty in a small classroom setting.
  • This 30-credit program helps students build a solid basis in computer science with two different career-focused specializations—cybersecurity and software engineering.
  • Be part of a community that places a high value on diversity, equity and inclusion, welcoming you to participate in many extracurricular student-led activities and clubs, internship possibilities and potential for on-campus employment.


  • Cybersecurity
  • Software Engineering

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $1,345 per credit hour
Start date

25 January 2022


Adelphi University

1 South Avenue,


New York,

11530, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and must present evidence of their qualifications for advanced study.

For international students

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Internet-based Test (IBT) TOEFL - Total of 80 or better or the completion of ELS Language Center’s Level 112 is required. The IELTS (with a score of 6.5) may also be accepted in lieu of the TOEFL exam.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.