The Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems offers an MS in Information Technology that caters to working professionals seeking to advance their career, make a career transition, or enhance their IT and cybersecurity knowledge to remain competitive in today’s technology-driven business world.

Students have three opportunities to begin each year including one in the fall, one in the spring, and one in the summer.

Upcoming Start Date

The next start date is

May 20, 2024

The application deadline is

May 6, 2024

Admission Requirements

Candidates are required to hold a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution.

Though many students hold a bachelor’s degree in a technical or related area (e.g., information technology, information systems, computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, sciences or mathematics), it is not a requirement.

Students with non-technical degrees may be required to take additional courses as electives.

Admission Materials

Online application form Get started on the application process here. If you don’t have everything prepared right now, don’t fret, you can save and resume working on it at any time.
Resume The resume should focus on the past five years of your professional work experience. Include recognitions and achievements (e.g., licenses, publications, and awards) and any significant community or extracurricular activities.
Two (2) letters of recommendation The letters should come from either professional references who can speak to the ability and potential of the candidate or academic instructors who can discuss performance in the classroom.
Transcripts Official transcripts are required upon acceptance. See below for submission instructions.
Personal statement Our Graduate Admission Committee wants to understand why this degree matters to you. Why would you like to pursue your master’s in information technology? What are your career goals?
Additional information regarding your academic performance, as well as professional experience, may also be included in the supplement.

No GMAT or GRE score is required for admission for candidates who hold a four-year undergraduate degree.

Transcripts

Applicants who have earned a degree or completed coursework at Pace University will not be required to submit a transcript from the University. They are, however, asked to indicate on the application that they have attended Pace.

Transcripts from every accredited college or university attended or graduated from must be sent to Pace University directly from the academic institution electronically or by mail, or forwarded by the applicant in sealed envelopes from the academic institution.

Academic records issued in a language other than English must be translated and attested to by the institution of origin or by a Pace-approved translation agency accredited through NACES.

Transcripts are considered official only if they are sent directly to Pace University from the educational institution of origin, or forwarded by:

  • Any NACES-accredited translation evaluator (preferred) OR
  • The student’s Ministry of Education OR
  • A U.S. consular officer OR
  • An EducationUSA adviser OR
  • The Institute of Foreign Credential Services

Transcripts can be sent to:

Pace University
Graduate Admission Office
Graduate Application Processing Center
One Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038

Digital Transcripts can be sent to:

Pace University
graduateadmission@pace.edu

International Students

International students will need to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or Pearson PTE academic scores. The Duolingo English Test may be accepted on a case-by-case basis.

Please visit our international students page for more information, including a list of countries whose citizens are waived from the English-proficiency requirement.

Note: International students will not receive a student visa for the online MS in Information Technology

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