Format and Schedule

Weekend format

The Doctor of Professional Studies in Computing accommodates the crowded schedules of successful computing and information technology professionals by limiting the frequency of campus visits while providing continual on-line communication with the program, its faculty, and other candidates. All meetings take place at the Pace University, 861 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville, NY 10570 With the exception of an orientation day for first year students meeting times are Friday, 5:00–9:00 p.m., and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

During the first year of the program, students are on campus five weekends in each of the fall and spring semesters and four times in the summer semester. In the second year there are five weekend meetings in each of the fall and spring semesters and one in the summer. During the third year students are on campus three Saturdays in each of the fall and spring semesters.

First and Second Year Students*
Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2017
September 9 &10 January 27 & 28 June 2 & 3 (First Year Only)
September 30 & October 1 February 24 & 25 June 23 & 24 (First Year Only)
October 21 & 22 March 17 & 18 July 14 & 15 (First Year Only)
November 18 & 19 April 21 & 22 August 4 & 5 (First Year Only)
December 16 & 17 May 19 & 20 July 22 (Second Year Only)
Third Year Students*
Fall 2016 Spring 2017
September 24 February 11
October 29 March 11
December 3 April 8

*Dates may change

Detailed Curriculum