Master of Science in Computer Science
Franklin University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Computer Science provides students with the knowledge to communicate with organizational stakeholders and translate an evolving set of needs into high-level systems requirements. Throughout the program, students learn how to integrate new systems within the broader hardware and software environment, as well as set software development standards.

Courses examine project processes and products, including analyzing problems and design trade-offs to make design decisions that address needs. Graduates will be prepared for mid-level career opportunities as a software architect, data analyst, date modeler, software engineer or quality assurance leader.

Franklin University’s online Computer Science degree program includes studies of:

  • Analysis of algorithms
  • Issues in database management
  • Object-oriented design and practice
  • Distributed systems
  • Verification and testing

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Franklin University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA or submit GRE/GMAT test scores.
  • Prerequisites in computer science and math required.