This graduate program in Computer Science will focus on the theoretical and engineering aspects of computer science. If you have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or a related degree program and would like to pursue a graduate degree with a focus on theoretical or engineering aspects of computing technology the Master's degree in Computer Science may be a good fit for you.
What We Offer Our Students
Students have the flexibility of choosing a wide range of graduate level electives to craft their degree and studies to focus on a variety of areas including:
- Digital gaming and simulation
- Artificial intelligence
- Systems engineering
- Information sciences
- Networking and distributed computing
- Other computer science areas
Students pursuing this degree program are required to complete 36 credit hours; 12 hours of core, 18-24 hours of prescribed electives and an optional 6 hour thesis. The four core courses are:
- COSC 6340 – Computer Architecture
- COSC 6339 – Network Design and Management
- COSC 6345 – Design and Analysis of Algorithms
- COSC 6346 – Automata and Formal Languages
GRE Waiver Information
Automatic GRE waiver will be granted upon request to applicants who have already earned a graduate degree or have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher for the last 60 semester hours of course work.
For waiver requests that do not meet above criteria, please submit a detailed resume identifying any IT industry working experience and a personal statement to demonstrate potential of being successful in the graduate program. If applicant has taken any graduate course work, please provide course title and grade received. Each request will be reviewed by the program director on a case-by-case basis.
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