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Master of Science in Computer Science – Software Development

MS in Computer Science - Software Development

Earn Your Graduate Degree in Computer Science - Software Development

Marist provides you with hands-on courses utilizing state-of-the-art technology to let you excel in the design, development, and implementation of software systems.

  • Customize your Master’s degree by choosing from two concentrations:
    • Cloud Computing
    • Mobile Computing
  • Access the Virtual Computing Laboratory on or off-campus – anywhere with your PC and high-speed internet access. Hardware and software you need will be at your fingertips.
  • Develop a comprehensive theoretical foundation in computer science.
  • Based in the Computer Science and Math Department, the MSIS program gives you hands-on computer experience that employers prefer.
  • Evening courses are available to accommodate working professionals.

Marist Leads Through Innovation

Career Opportunities

  • Computer science software development is an in-demand profession, rated #7 in Forbes/Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in 2020.
  • The Occupational Outlook Handbook shows a much faster than average job growth of 24% from 2016-2026.

Careers Available to Graduates of this Program Include:

  • Programmer
  • Network Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Application Programmer
  • Systems Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer

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Michael Gildein, MS '16

Michael Gildein, MS '16IBM
Senior Manager - z/OS Test Services

The skills learned while earning my degree helped me become more well-rounded in my profession with extensive hands-on experience. Professors teaching cutting-edge technologies and languages placed my skill set among the top in my area. Skills and knowledge that, years later, is still bearing fruit. Beyond graduation, the faculty and I continue to have a relationship where we discuss new ideas and technologies.