Computer Science

Computer Science

Read program requirements and course descriptions in the graduate catalog:
M.S. Computer Science  
  • Information Technology Concentration
  • Software Development Concentration
  • Web and Database Development Concentration
  • Design your own concentration

M.S. Computer Information Systems  

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Our computer science programs will prepare you for a successful career in one of the economy’s fastest growing industries. Rivier's programs combine theory with significant practical experience, giving our graduates an edge in meeting the demands of the high-tech workplace. Our faculty members are professionals working in computing research laboratories and high-tech industries within central New England. Programs are offered in face-to-face, online and hybrid formats, using Learn Linc™ software for synchronized web browsing, application sharing, and more.

Rivier's faculty stay current with emerging technologies and trends: they're professionals working in computing research laboratories and high-tech industries within Greater Nashua, or are actively engaged in industry-sponsored research.

Facilities and Resources 

Rivier partners with Dell and Microsoft to provide up-to-date technology in the Academic Computing Center laboratories and electronic classrooms. Students have access to a high-speed local area network and Windows, Linux, and Unix operating systems. Lab and classroom computers provide programming development environments for C++, Java, Perl, Scheme, and Prolog, among other languages. Students also have access to specialty software packages in areas such as computer graphics, architecture simulation, software engineering, networking technologies, and intelligent systems.

Partnerships and careers 

Rivier graduates work as data and systems analysts, programmers, software developers, quality assurance professionals, network administrators, integrated systems designers, information technology managers, and more.