Master of Science in Computer Science / Foundations of Computer Science
Columbia University in the City of New York

Program Details

Columbia University in the City of New York offers Master of Science degrees in Computer Science online.  This Foundations of Computer Science concentration is designed for students who push past boundaries, breaking down obstacles to deepen their understanding of Computer Science.  Studies may include subjects such as:

  • Algorithm Analysis
  • Machine Learning Theory
  • Computational Complexity

This is a flexible program offering many electives and spanning several different disciplines.  Students have access to career resources; graduates may go on to work for major companies or start up organizations in multiple industries.  Broaden knowledge of the theoretical foundations of Computer Science with an online computer science degree from Columbia University.

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Columbia University in the City of New York is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.3 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Undergraduate degree in a related field or computer science prerequisites