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MS in Computer Science

Students may earn a Master of Science degree in Computer Science or a Master of Science degree in Computer Science with Specialization in Information Technology through cooperation with the Information Technology faculty.
General Description

The Masters of Science program in Computer Science is based on course work as well as research (either thesis or independent study option). The student must meet the general requirements of the Graduate Program.

There is no foreign language requirement for the Master of Science degree in Computer Science or the Master of Science degree in Computer Science with Specialization in Information Technology.

In addition, the student must fulfill the following requirements, depending on the research option:

MS in Computer Science with Information Technology Specialization

PhD in Computer Science

Students of exceptional ability as demonstrated in previous coursework are encouraged to pursue a doctor of philosophy degree; individuals with substantial experience in industrial research and development may also apply to the doctoral program. 

Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate offers graduate students and post‐ baccalaureate professionals an opportunity to build and strengthen their capabilities in cybersecurity for academic and professional work. The 12 credit hours of coursework required for the certificate include the foundational overview of cybersecurity and in addition allow the student to focus on cybersecurity courses that are of particular interest.