Computer Science

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The Department of Computer Science offers a graduate degree program leading to the master of science in the field of computer science. After completing core requirements, students select electives in subject areas such as computer security and information assurance, database and information retrieval systems, software engineering and systems, biomedical computing, digital media and computer graphics, networking and mobile computing, computer architecture, pervasive computing and embedded systems, machine intelligence, robotics, and algorithms and theory. Students are not required to take elective courses in a particular subject area or across subject areas. Both thesis and non-thesis options are available.

In addition to the entrance requirements, students are expected to be adequately prepared in the basic physical sciences and in mathematics (one year each of university laboratory science and of math beyond precalculus). Students are also expected to have taken a course in computer programming using a structured language, as well as CSCI 1112 Algorithms and Data Structures, CSCI 1311 Discrete Structures I, and  CSCI 2461 Computer Architecture I, or their equivalents.

Graduate students are required to attend several department colloquia each semester. These are intended to broaden the student’s professional outlook and to encourage interaction with the faculty. 

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and 21 credits in elective courses. 

In addition to the entrance requirements, students are expected to be adequately prepared in the basic physical sciences and in mathematics (one year each of university laboratory science and of math beyond precalculus). Students also are expected to have taken a course in computer programming using a structured language, as well as CSCI 1112 Algorithms and Data Structures, CSCI 1311 Discrete Structures I, and  CSCI 2461 Computer Architecture I, or their equivalents.

Course List
Code Title Credits
Required  
CSCI 6212 Design and Analysis of Algorithms  
CSCI 6221 Advanced Software Paradigms  
CSCI 6461 Computer System Architecture  
Electives  
21 credits in elective course selected in consultation with the advisor. As a general rule, no more than two courses may be taken outside of the department.  

At least 24 of the 30 credits required for this program must be at the 6000 level or above.

 Graduate students are required to attend several department colloquia each semester. These are intended to broaden the student’s professional outlook and to encourage interaction with the faculty. 

  • 4-Year Bachelor Degree
  • Completed Online Application: With $75 non-refundable application fee.
  • Current Résumé: Uploaded through the online application system. 
  • Three Letters of Recommendation: From professional and/or academic references.
  • Statement of Career Objective: In no more than 500 words, describe your career objectives and how the program will help you meet those objectives.
  • Include a photocopy of the biographic/identification page of your passport with your application.
  • Academic IELTS: an overall band score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0.
  • TOEFL: 600 on paper-based or 100 on Internet-based.
  • PTE Academic: 68.
  • Official GMAT Score or GRE Score

Scholarships

  • Graduate Fellowships & Assistantships
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