Colorado Technical University

4435 N Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80907-3812

Master of Science in Computer Science / Database Systems

Program Details

Building on the Master of Science in Computer Science program core, the Database Systems courses provide the foundation and focused knowledge for those interested in the database systems field. Successful organizations recognize the importance of high-performance database management systems. The effective operation of these data resources offers strategic advantages in the competitive marketplace. 

Specialized skills are required to design, configure, and manage these data warehouses. The Database Systems concentration provides the opportunity to attain education competencies necessary to effectively analyze, design, implement and optimize complex data repositories and to transform data into powerful information systems for business.

Students can expect the following outcomes with this concentration:

  • Analyze and compare database models, database languages, and database management systems
  • Design and implement databases and data warehouses to support an organization’s information needs
  • Evaluate, monitor, manage resources of database systems with respect to availability, reliability, integrity, performance, and security
  • Assess design, implementation, use, and performance of distributed database systems

Program Overview:

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery Format:
    100% Online
  • Completion Time:
    48
  • Tuition Basis :
    Per Quarter Credit
  • In State Rate:
    $585.00
  • Out of State Rate:
    $585.00
  • Military Rate:
    $460.00
  • Additional Fees :
    $950.00
  • Fees Overview :
    • Technology Fee (per term): $125
    • Graduation Fee (one-time): $200
    • Fees are not applicable for military.
  • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
    $29,030.00
  • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
    $29,030.00
  • Estimated Degree Cost - Military:
    $22,080.00
  • International Students Accepted:
    Yes
  • Accelerated Degree:
    No

Requirements

Baccalaureate degree earned with a CGPA of 2.0 or higher. Transcripts. A solid foundation in mathematics, computer science, and the student’s concentration area is required. Students must have an intermediate level of ability to program in a current object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java. Interview. Resume. Entrance essay.

Restrictions

Not authorized for residents of MA, NJ, and NY.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Affordability

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