M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

Sacred Heart University

15 months
965 USD/credit 23160 USD/year
965 USD/credit 23160 USD/year
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When you earn your MS in Computer Science & Information Technology at Sacred Heart University, you can choose between a concentration in information technology (IT) or computer science (CS).


In the MS in Computer Science & Information Technology program at Sacred Heart University, you will:

  • Choose your curriculum based on your educational and career interests
  • Learn to use software including .Net 2019 (C#,,, Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere, Dreamweaver, Animate, PhotoShop, etc.), Java, C++, Python, “R” and more
  • Study interactive multimedia, data communications, network security, Oracle, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and software engineering
  • Learn to solve a problem, then implement and test the solution
  • Complete a research or implementation project
  • Benefit from a flexible program schedule that includes evening and Saturday morning classes, so you can continue to work full-time or explore internship opportunities; or earn your degree in as little as 15 months through our full-time cohort program
  • Be part of SHU’s Jack Welch College of Business & Technology, one of fewer than five percent of elite business schools worldwide accredited by AACSB International

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • OOP with Java 
  • Database Design (Oracle)
  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Operating/Multiprogramming Systems
  • Theory of Computation
  • Programming in Unix 
  • Network Security  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are currently being accepted and are reviewed on a rolling basis.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions. Sacred Heart University students and alumni may authorize the Office of Graduate Admissions to obtain their official SHU transcripts on their behalf. Contact the Graduate Admissions office for an authorization form. International students may need to have a transcript evaluation completed by World Education Services
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 965 USD per credit during 15 months.
  • National

    23160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 965 USD per credit during 15 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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