Computer Science M.S. At a Glance


Master of Science

Length 24 months
Start Terms Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits & Concentrations
  • General track (no concentration) - 30 credits
  • Web & Database Technologies - 30 credits
  • Cybersecurity - 30 credits
Full-time 9 credits per semester
Part-time 6 credits or less per semester
Tuition & Fees

$953 per credit (2018-2019)

$50 fee per course (2018-2019)

Average Work Experience

Work experience varies. A background in computer science is not required to apply, though prerequisites may be needed.

Housing While most of our graduate students commute, there are resources available for those interested in living on-campus, or in near-by off-campus housing.
Jobs in Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Software developer
  • Web developer
  • Technology analyst
  • Software quality assurance engineer
  • Information systems developer
Graduate Assistantships

The department offers a limited number of teaching assistantships to qualifying students beyond their first semester. For more information, please contact the Computer Science Department at or 610-660-1567

Support for Student Veterans

SJU is a yellow ribbon school that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand the benefits available to you and will support you during your educational career at SJU.

Adult Student Life SJU’s Office of Adult Student Life provides programming, advocacy and support services for graduate students.