Advance your Career in Computer Science
If you’re looking to broaden your knowledge of computer systems, look no further. Our master’s program is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in computers – whether that’s computer science, information technology, information systems, or something similar. Your reward: a wider range of career opportunities in this in-demand field.
- 36 credits
- Practical plus analytical skills
- Internship option available
- Professional Track option
Study the cutting edge technologies you’ll need to know on the job – like cybersecurity, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and mobile computing. This 36-credit Master of Computer Science program is offered at the New Rochelle and Bronx campuses. Students without a computer background may enter the program after taking additional foundation courses.
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Focus on the theory of AI, problems in the field of AI, and techniques and algorithms for solving those problems. You'll be exposed to applications of AI in game programming, intelligent agents, neural networks, pattern recognition, data mining, and more.
Foundation Core Courses
Depending on your undergraduate experience, you may be required to take foundation core courses before beginning the master’s program. Courses are offered online or on campus on weekends. Your admissions counselor will advise you about whether or not you need this foundation courses.
- Statistics Foundations - The objective of this course is to strengthen skills in abstract thinking, critical analysis, and forecasting.
Professional Track Option
The King Graduate School offers a Professional Experience Track for students who need additional professional work experience to supplement their academic program. Students in the Professional Experience Track are required to enroll in and complete at least two, one-credit internship courses. Each internship opportunity must be approved by the Dean and the Office of Career Services as an appropriate match for the student’s academic program.
The computer skills I gained at King helped me immensely during the technical portion of my job interview.
MS Computer Science, 2017
Systems Engineer, Hendrick Hudson School District
According to The New York State Department of Labor, IT job postings in New York State have increased by 74% since April 2010, and the state ranks first in year-over-year percentage change.
|Spring 2020 (April-July)||April 30|
|Fall 2020 (Sept - Dec)||September 15|
International applicants are encouraged to apply three months before the start date.
Nilesh Shah, PhD
Dean, School of Information Technology
|Fall (Sept - Dec)||August 31|
|Winter (January - April)||December 31|