12 months
850 USD/credit
850 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Computer Science - Software Development programme from Marist College is designed to meet the needs of computer professionals, allowing them to gain state-of-the-art education and skills without interrupting their current career paths. 

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The Computer Science - Software Development programme from Marist College   is designed for individuals who hold a bachelor's degree in computer science or a closely allied field. Those with little formal exposure to the field may acquire the appropriate preparation via undergraduate course work in computer science and mathematics. Prerequisite requirements can range from 0-12 credits depending on a student's background.

Key facts:

This 57,000-square-foot Hancock Technology Center, overlooking the Hudson River, has been designed to help fulfill the Marist goal of infusing information technology into all of its academic disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Software Design & Development
  • Database Management Systems
  • Networking
  • Security Algorithms & Protocols
  • Project
  • Parallel Processing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum academic overall CGPA of 60% or GPA of 3.0/4.0 or 7/10 or first division graduation with minimal backlogs
  • Unofficial transcripts from each college/university attended must be uploaded to the application for admission decision. Official bachelor’s degree noted transcripts will be required upon acceptance in order to matriculate
  • Current resume specifying programming languages known
  • Personal statement outlining career objective(s), the reason(s) for selecting Marist’s MSCS program, desired specialization, and your personal and professional expectations from the program
  • Prerequisite courses in object-oriented programming, advanced data structures, computer organization and architecture, and discrete mathematics are required, but may be taken in conjunction with MSCS courses
  • Nonrefundable $50 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275


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.

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