Computer Science Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies in the Department of Computer Science Offer Access to New York and Widen your Career Options

Pursue research opportunities in competitive fields like cryptography, machine learning, cybersecurity, visual computing, and media production and delivery — all while learning how to remain curious, forward-thinking and relevant in the ever-changing technology landscape.

In our department you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to tackle global issues and fuel success in careers ranging from computer systems analyst and cloud architect to software engineer and forensics expert. You'll collaborate with faculty researchers with strong ties to industry who publish in top journals, receive funding from the most competitive agencies and regularly consult with top companies and labs including Microsoft, IBM, Google, Bell Labs and AT&T Labs.

Additionally, Stevens’ location, just minutes from many Fortune 500 company headquarters and tech startups, will connect you with networking and employment opportunities unavailable anywhere else in the country.

Explore our graduate programs

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Stevens Success Story: NAM (Never Alone with Me)

As part of the Amazon Alexa Prize SocialBot Grand Challenge 5 (SGC5), a team of Stevens Institute of Technology graduate students known as NAM (or Never Alone with Me) won a $50,000 prize for creating a socialbot that aims to develop a very human concept: friendship.

Program Features

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Online Degree Options

Get a degree or professional certificate — including a master’s degree — in a high-demand, high-impact field entirely online. Study with the same distinguished faculty as on-campus students.

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Lectures and Seminars

The department periodically invites a preeminent scientist for a sequence of informal talks and formal lectures. Awareness of recent developments in your field is an important component of professional development. Therefore, attendance at seminars is required of all full-time graduate and doctoral students.

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Student Organizations

Stevens is home to a number of graduate student societies. Within each department, these organizations foster collaborative student relationships to help you find friends and to provide a sense of home while you're away from home.

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International Students

International students from more than 60 countries are welcomed not only by the Stevens campus community, but also by the city of Hoboken, our charming home city that is just minutes from all that New York City has to offer.

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Financial Aid

Your estimated cost of attendance includes many things — tuition is only one part of the equation. Examine the information that will help you estimate your graduate education costs.

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Assistantships and Fellowships

Stevens offers funding to select graduate students in the form of teaching assistantships, research assistantships and fellowships. Limited in number, these highly competitive opportunities are awarded to exceptional candidates based on merit.

Stevens has an impeccable reputation in technical industries, and I believe the knowledge and understanding I’m partaking in is second to none. The professors are extremely knowledgeable in what they teach. This has allowed me to learn much more than just what was taught in class. All the professors I had have one common theme: they want students to succeed.
Mark Wilson, M.S. Cybersecurity

Research and Teaching

The faculty of the Department of Computer Science engages students to conduct cutting-edge and impactful research in various areas of computer science.

Our department is home to various centers and laboratories, including the Center for the Advancement of Secure Systems and Information Assurance (CASSIA), which is both a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research.

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Graduate Admissions

Questions? Visit the Graduate Admissions web page. Ready to take the next step? Apply below.

Center for Student Success

The department’s Center for Student Success team is dedicated to furthering the Stevens mission of student centricity by fostering academic and leadership development, career readiness and personal growth in all graduate students enrolled in our programs. 

Our team ensures that you have all the resources you need to succeed during your time at Stevens and beyond. Our personalized academic advising model and robust series of events and programs will introduce you to cutting-edge research, industry partners and alumni networks.