Computer Science 4+1

Degrees Granted
Degree Level
Undergraduate + Graduate
Garden City, Online

By joining the accelerated computer science program, you’ll save time and tuition by earning two degrees in five years—and prepare for an innovative career in the computing space.

Why Earn Your Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Computer Science?

Gain the tools to create cutting-edge systems and adapt to the latest technological innovations. Then, graduate with a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in computer science ready to launch a career in some of today’s fastest-growing jobs—from software engineer to developer, systems engineer, web application programmer, mobile app developer, cybersecurity analyst, or systems architect.

Why Earn an Accelerated BS + MS in Computer Science at Adelphi University in New York on Long Island?

  • Benefit from a diverse, supportive learning environment, featuring small undergraduate classes and personalized attention from our world-class faculty. Our MS in computer science can be taken fully online or fully in-person.
  • Tailor your degree to your unique needs with our flexible course schedule: Undergraduate courses are typically offered during the day, while in-person graduate courses take place in the evening, allowing busy students to participate in credit-bearing internships and research projects.
  • Take advantage of exciting hands-on learning opportunities—ranging from research assistantships to internships—that boost your résumé and provide you with firsthand industry experience.

Computer Science BS In-Person Only, MS In-Person Or Online

  • The BS in Computer Science program is offered only in-person.
  • Students on the 4+1 pathway have a choice to continue their MS in computer science either fully in-person or fully online, after they have completed their undergraduate obligation.
85%* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2022
of our master’s graduates say that Adelphi University offers an intellectually rigorous and unique educational experience
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2022

The 4+1 accelerated pathway in computer science is ideal for students with an interest in software engineering and/or cybersecurity. It’s a unique opportunity for motivated students to complete two degrees in five years. During that time, you will have the opportunity to work with faculty on topics of your interest and become a strong, goal-oriented computer scientist.

Kees Leune, PhD Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Adelphi students working in the lab with security expert Kees Leune, PhD.

Program Info

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

Application Requirements

If you’re already enrolled in a qualifying undergraduate program and meet the 4+1 pathway’s GPA requirements, you can apply for the accelerated computer science program once you’ve completed particular steps in the major. Speak to your adviser or a 4+1 faculty member to learn more.

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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