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Jan 20 2015

NYIT Selected to Participate in Epicenter’s Pathways to Innovation Program

Jan 13 2015

NYIT Ranks Among 2015 U.S. News Best Online Programs

Dec 23 2014

Architecture and Medical Students Launch Global Competition for Healthy Designs

Dec 18 2014

BBC to Feature Home2(O) Project in News Segment

Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

May 31 2015

NYIT Alumni Brunch in San Francisco

Jun 01 2015

Zeal NYC’s pre-release film screening of “The Testament of Youth”

Jun 02 2015

Transfer Enrollment Day

Jun 03 2015

Summer Session III Withdrawal Period

Jun 03 2015

Transfer Enrollment Day

Admission Requirements: Computer Science, M.S.

The Master of Science in Computer Science is principally designed for graduates of baccalaureate programs in computer science, engineering, operation research, mathematics and related areas. Students who are admitted to the program with insufficient background in mathematics or computer science may be required to take one or more of the following undergraduate prerequisite courses:

CSCI 130 Computer Organization
CSCI 120 Computer Programming I
CSCI 170 Introduction to Computer Architecture
CSCI 180 Computer Programming II
CSCI 260 Data Structures
CSCI 330 Operating Systems
MATH 170 Calculus I
MATH 180 Calculus II
MATH 310 Linear Algebra

Note: These are prerequisite courses for the master’s program in computer science and credits earned for these courses will not be counted toward the 36 credits required for the degree. Applicants must have at least a 2.85 GPA for full matriculation status. At the dean’s discretion, scores on the Graduate Record Examination, or other diagnostic tests, may be requested to assist in evaluation of the applicant’s credentials. Applicants who do not qualify for full matriculation may be admitted provisionally. Upon completion of twelve (12) graduate credits and satisfaction of prerequisite requirements, the student’s status may be reviewed for upgrade to full matriculation.

Graduates of foreign universities must:

  1. take the Graduate Record Examination;
  2. take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination if there is reason to question the applicant’s fluency in English.

Note: At the dean’s discretion, scores on the Graduate Record Examination or other diagnostic tests may be requested to assist in evaluation of a candidate’s credentials.

Transfer Credits

  • Up to six transfer credits from an accredited graduate program may be granted to students in this program for appropriate courses in which a minimum grade of B was earned./li>

Fellowships and Assistantships

  • Fellowships and teaching assistantships are available to qualified candidates. These financial aid opportunities are usually for a 10-month period and may include partial remission of tuition and fees.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall semester: June 1 for international applicants, July 1 for domestic applicants
  • Spring semester: November 1 for international applicants, December 1 for domestic applicants 
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