Computer Science MS

Overview

The Master of Science with a major in Computer Science is designed to prepare graduate professionals who can apply the necessary knowledge of computing to information requirements of organizations in business, government, industry and education. The program provides for the education of individuals who will develop, maintain, or manage complex computer-based information systems.

The program provides the experienced professional with up-to-date specialized knowledge while developing those analytical skills necessary to stay abreast of the changing field of computing. The program also provides the recent baccalaureate graduate with additional applied and advanced knowledge, thus facilitating a more useful contribution to his/her career path.

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Apply the knowledge of computing to organizational information requirements in business, government, industry and education, and
  • Develop, maintain or manage complex computer-based information systems.
  • Utilize their acquired analytical skills for life-long learning and advanced studies in computing

Handbook

The CS Handbook for graduate students.

Additional Information

Persons seeking admission to the program should first contact the program faculty and identify a faculty member, or members, willing to serve as the graduate supervisor, and the applicant must include a summary of their discussions with faculty members in their essay. Applicants will not be admitted to the program without a graduate supervisor.