Pace University - Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems

Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems is located in the center of the rapidly growing technology hub in the New York City metropolitan area.  With the strong presence of major tech companies like Google, Microsoft, and IBM as well as a multitude of tech start-ups, New York City is now known as Silicon Alley.  There are two campus locations – in downtown New York City and in Pleasantville, NY in neighboring Westchester County.

Pace University students – both international and domestic - are well-positioned to take advantage of the many opportunities for professional development offered in this dynamic tech hub. The Seidenberg School has strong ongoing relationships with these companies, including new start-ups founded by Seidenberg graduates.

The Seidenberg School is one of the leading universities in the U.S. for information assurance and cybersecurity, and each academic program includes courses specifically in this field.  In 2011, the school launched the Seidenberg CyberSecurity Institute, dedicated to fighting cybercrime and promoting data and network protection.

Fast route to completion + programs geared to growing job markets
  • 2-year MS programs in
    • Computer Science
    • Information Systems
    • Information Technology
    • Software Development and Engineering
    • Telecommunications Systems and Networks

Strong Faculty
  • Faculty members within the Seidenberg School are active members of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), the premier professional organizations in the computing field.
  • 11 faculty members were awarded ThinkFinity Grants for unique projects ranging from data mining, to understanding terrorism through the use of Geographic Information Systems, to integrating ecology with technology.

Excellent return on investment
  • Our tuition is more than competitive with other New York area private university technology schools.
  • Many of our graduate program alumni earn upwards of $100,000 and work at such organizations as IBM, Verizon, Bank of New York Mellon, Federal Reserve Bank New York, or have launched their own start-up companies.
  • Seidenberg alumni frequently hire Seidenberg students as interns and employees.
  • The Pace/SkillPROOF IT Index Report, developed under the auspices of the Seidenberg School, provides students, IT professionals, and human resources officers with an up-to-date picture of the IT job market in both Manhattan and Westchester County.
  • Pace University has the largest internship placement program of any university in the New York City metropolitan area; our Career Services team is available to international as well as domestic students.


Named 2012 Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program for visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic, and educational change.

One of only three Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance in the New York City area.

International Student Admission – Master's Programs

Priority Application Deadlines:
Fall, 2014: June 1, 2014
Spring, 2015: December 1, 2014
A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or technology is not required for admission with the exception of the MS in Software Development and Engineering which requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

GMAT or GRE is not required for admission to our Master’s programs, except for students with a 3-year undergraduate degree (see below).

Students with 3-year Bachelor's Degrees

Applicants holding a 3-year undergraduate degree from universities in India will be considered for direct admission to all Master’s programs at the Seidenberg School. 
Applicants from all other countries holding a 3-year undergraduate degree may seek admission to  the Seidenberg School via the Bridge Program for International Students. The program provides supplementary coursework to those students with strong academic records who are judged capable of successfully completing the MS so that they meet the four year equivalency requirement for graduate study.

All students holding a 3-year undergraduate degree must submit a GMAT (score of 510 or higher) or GRE (score of 305 or higher) for admission.

English Language Proficiency

Students who earned a bachelor's degree in a country where English is not the official language and for whom English is not their first language must submit scores from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), TOEFL, or Pearson PTE exam that are no more than two years old.
IELTS: 7.0
Pearson PTE: 60
TOEFL: 88/89 (Internet-based version)

TOEFL, GMAT, and GRE codes for Pace University are:
New York City campus: 2635
Westchester Campus (White Plains, NY): 2644

Contact Us:

One Pace Plaza
New York, NY  10038
  One Martine Ave.
White Plains, NY  10606    
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Current Courses

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    • Type
    • Course Title
    • Duration
    • Location
    • MS
    • MS in Software Development and Engineering
    • 2 Years
    • United States
    • MS
    • MS in Computer Science
    • 2 Years
    • United States
    • MS
    • MS in Information Systems
    • 2 Years
    • United States
    • MS
    • MS in Telecommunications Systems and Networks
    • 2 Years
    • United States
    • PhD
    • PhD in Computer Science
    • 3 Years
    • United States

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