Master of Science in Computer Science

Scientists and Engineers

The Master of Science in Computer Science (Scientists and Engineers) is designed for students with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science who have a limited background in computer science.

This comprehensive, two-year, 37 unit program combines an introductory sequence of undergraduate preparatory and foundational coursework with all the graduate breadth requirements necessary to satisfy the traditional M.S. in Computer Science.

Career Options

A variety of career opportunities exist, but primarily in the areas of:

Courses of Interest – Across all Computer Science graduate degree programs*

CSCI 402 | Operating Systems
CSCI 561 | Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
CSCI 570 | Analysis of Algorithms
CSCI 577a | Software Engineering
CSCI 585 | Database Systems
EE 457 | Computer Systems Organization
EE 450 | Computer Networks

*Click here for a complete list of program requirements.

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Nenad Medvidovic, PhD