Master of Science in Computer Science
Florida Atlantic University

Program Details

This online MS in Computer Science offers you flexibility to tailor your curriculum. At FAU, this degree enables you to choose between a thesis and non-thesis track, and select electives that parallel your goals. Examples of focus areas are Big Data Analytics and Cybersecurity. Overall, curriculum blends theory with software development. Courses likely incorporated into this computer science master’s are:

  • Queueing Theory
  • Software Maintenance & Evolution
  • Object- Oriented Software Design

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Florida Atlantic University is accredited by:

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

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Students without a CS background will need to complete foundational coursework.