Master of Science in Applied Computer Science / Traditional
Columbus State University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Applied Computer Science provides students with a solid foundation in working with various aspects of technology. Graduates will be prepared for careers in a variety of positions including software engineers, programmers, developers, information security, and many more.

The Traditional concentration provides an overview of topics such as operating systems design and implementation and computer language design and interpretation. Additionally, courses discuss contemporary issues in database management systems, intelligent systems, and network and cloud management. Students can choose to complete a thesis or non-thesis track. 

Core classes within the degree program include: 

  • Survey of modeling and simulation
  • Algorithms analysis and design
  • Object-oriented development
  • Cybersecurity

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Columbus State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Applied Computer Science, Computer Information Science / Systems, Computer Engineering or other closely related field