Computer Science-Software Development

Master of Science

The Computer Science master's degree is intended for students who have an undergraduate degree (or minor) in computer science, as well as those who have a strong background in a field in which computers are applied, such as engineering, science, or business. You’ll apply theoretical principles and delve in-depth with focused course work in areas including compiler, security, networking, graphics and visualization, data management, distributed systems, intelligent systems, programming languages and tools, and security.

The program is capped by either a thesis or comprehensive examination.

M.S. Computer Science Checksheet

    • Admissions Requirements and Deadlines
      • Application
      • Official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities
      • GRE score report
      • Three letters of recommendation

      *Applicants with a undergraduate GPA of 3.5+ may request a test waiver.

      Deadlines

      Fall semester: August 1st

      Spring semester: December 1st

      Summer sessions: May 1st

    Student Learning Outcomes

    • MS in Computer Science, SD track
      1. Demonstrate the ability to use appropriate data structure(s) to store and retrieve data for a specific application.
      2. Demonstrate an understanding of design principles pertaining to advanced topics in computer science and/or information technology.
      3. Apply design principles pertaining to advanced topics in computer science and/or information technology.
      4. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and skills within a specialized area of computer science and/or information technology.

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