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Computer Science

Hofstra University

24 months
1605 USD/credit 24075 USD/year
1605 USD/credit 24075 USD/year
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The mission of the Computer Science program from Hofstra University is to develop independent thinkers who can provide leadership in the computing industry or academia, as well as deep insights into the fundamentals of computer science, and a broad perspective on the established and emerging fields of computing.


Program Details

The Computer Science program from Hofstra University provides a strong base in the fundamental areas of computer science, such as algorithms, operating systems and programming languages. In addition, the program offers a large number of electives in important areas such as networking, security, web and mobile application development, and parallel and distributed computing. Students interested in applied computer science may select a concentration either in Web Engineering or Networking and Security. 

Students may also select a focus in their own particular area of interest by choosing elective courses and/or up to two independent study/research courses under the close supervision of a faculty expert. Faculty fields of expertise include computer vision, artificial intelligence, data mining, software engineering, security, cognitive neuroscience, computational algebra, and logic and programming languages. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Web Application Development
  • Mobile Device Programming
  • Database Design
  • Software Project Management
  • Computer Communication Networks and Distributed Processing
  • Secure Systems/Ethical Hacking
  • Network Security
  • Privacy in a Wired World

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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Rolling Admission


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • An undergraduate minimum grade point average of 3.0.GRE Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing scores must be provided from an examination within the previous five years of the date of application. 
  • For non-native speakers of English, a TOEFL may be required unless waived by the program director or the Office of Graduate Admission, after having received evidence of English-language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.


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