• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The MS in Software Development and Engineering at Pace University is an advanced program that focuses on the application of engineering principles to the software development process. It provides rigorous, in-depth study of the problems of managing, designing, developing, delivering, and maintaining software. After completing the program, you’ll be prepared to sit for the exam leading to the Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) credential developed by the Computing Society of the IEEE, the world's leading organization of computing professionals.

Plus, partnerships give students one-of-a-kind opportunities including working with world-class organizations to put their skills to the test developing real-world applications, such as a Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factor Calculator developed in collaboration with Pfizer Inc.’s Clinical Applications Team. 

Once that core has been completed, you'll pick a concentration from these options:

  • Programming languages, tools, and methods
  • Internet software development
  • Human computer interaction
  • Software process management
  • Secure software development

Career Path 

  • Software Development
  • Usability
  • Application Development
  • Cybersecurity

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamental Computer Science I with Java
  • Introduction to Software Engineering
  • Software Design Methodologies
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Software Reliability & Quality Assurance
  • Contemporary Software Engineering Theory and Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • All Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1305 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1305 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1305 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1305 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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