Mathematics and Computer Science

4+1: BS in Computer Science/MS in Computer Science

Accelerate your career by earning two degrees in just five years. 

Professional success—at your fingertips—while you save on tuition

A graduate degree in computer science will make your résumé stand out in today’s competitive marketplace. You’ll also be able to meet a rapidly increasing demand for qualified computer scientists—the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a job growth rate of 19 percent through 2026, much faster than its average forecast.

Adelphi’s 4+1 pathway is the perfect option for students who want to enhance their market value while saving on tuition. You’ll graduate with a BS after four years, then spend one additional year earning your MS.

Why Should I Pursue the 4+1 Computer Science Pathway at Adelphi?

You’ll gain the skills, knowledge and training to create cutting-edge systems and adapt to the latest technological innovations, and translate your passion for science into career gold with our 4+1 pathway. Adelphi’s classes are small, with excellent access to professors, so you will experience a high level of support as you move through this program of study.

This 4+1 pathway is open to computer science students specializing in cybersecurity or software engineering.

Graduates are qualified for a wide range of jobs in some of today’s fastest-growing fields, including software engineer, developer, systems engineer, web application programmer, mobile app developer, cybersecurity analyst and systems architect.

What Will I Study in the 4+1 Computer Science Pathway?

The program provides an accelerated road map for talented, ambitious students, with graduate course options available as soon as junior year.

As part of the Adelphi Advantage, you’ll benefit from a diverse, supportive learning environment—including small classes and personalized attention from faculty.

Our program accommodates the needs of busy students and professionals alike. Undergraduate courses are typically offered during the day, while graduate courses take place in the evening. This gives students the flexibility to participate in credit-bearing internships and research projects.

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Who Are the Faculty?

Computer science faculty are recognized scholars in a wide range of fields, from software engineering to cybersecurity, human-computer interaction, engineering, data science and more. They bring in-depth knowledge and real-world experience to every course.

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How Can I Enroll in the 4+1 Computer Science Pathway?

Your academic adviser can help you design a course of study tailored to your individual career interests.


For further information, please contact:

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Science Building, Room 413
p – 516.877.4480

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