Advanced certificate program in parallel and distributed computing
HEGIS code 0799.00
NYS SED program code 32771

Program Heads

Office Hours
Whitlock, Paula A Program Director 718-951-5657 2109 Ingersoll Hall whitlock @ call/email for appointment


Admission Requirements

Department Computer and Information Science
Fall Application Deadline August 1st
Spring Application Deadline November 1st - rolling admission
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Submit to the Office of Admissions: official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, two letters of recommendation.
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) 525, 195, 70


This program is not accepting students for the 2014-2015 academic year. The program is discontinued effective fall 2015 subject to NYSED approval.

Students admitted to the program will have significant programming experience, an undergraduate or graduate course in operating systems, an undergraduate or graduate course in algorithms, and an undergraduate or graduate course in computer organization or computer architecture.

Program Requirements

Computer and Information Science 7100X, 7212X, 7312X, 7340X, 7342X, and 7350X.

Up to 3 courses credited towards the advanced certificate may also be credited to the master of arts degree in computer science and the master of science degree in information systems.