Cook pie crust according to directions. set aside to cool.
Combine sugar, water, cornstarch, and strawberries. Cook on medium heat until mixture starts to bubble, then reduce to a medium-low simmer and stir frequently until thickened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
Spread cream cheese on the bottom of the cooked pie crust. pour strawberry filling over cream cheese. Cool for a few hours in the refrigerator.
Serve by itself, with a dollop of whipped cream, or a scoop of ice cream.