MS In Computer Science

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The MS program in computer science prepares students for advancement in academic or industrial careers. The program is designed to provide students with a breadth of advanced knowledge in computer science, while permitting them to achieve depth in areas of current interest within the computing field, as well as the emerging technologies that will be gaining importance in the future.


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Total Credit Hours

Between 48 and 64 credit hours depending on the number of “Fundamental Computer Science Coursework” courses needed. A placement exam will help determine the exact credit hours.

Program Structure

For the most up-to-date course descriptions & curriculum requirements please visit the Office of the Registrar’s website.


To view the admissions requirements, please go here and follow the instructions below: 

  • Choose Doctorate or Masters
  • Select Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Select the appropriate degree program.

Financial Assistance

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Graduate Assistantships

Receive financial assistance while you pursue a master’s or doctoral degree by applying for a graduate teaching assistantship (GTA) or graduate research assistantship (GRA) position. To learn more about GTA or GRA positions, please visit the Graduate Assistantships page.