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Master of Science in Computer Science

Program Details

The Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) is an intensive graduate program that educates students in data and knowledge systems. U.S. News & World Report ranked our program 24th nationally for student services and technology, 8th for teaching practices and student engagement, and 5th for admissions selectivity. The 30-hour online program begins with a strong foundation in databases, artificial intelligence and Web systems followed by specializations in data mining, data warehousing and distributed database systems. Our program enables you to develop a balance of industry-relevant practical skills that will enhance your professional development and future employment in the IT industry. The online MSCS program is structured specifically to provide a rigorous but flexible master’s program for people currently working in the information technology industry, as well as for those who wish to enter the field and for current undergraduate students interested in advancing their education. Applicants with bachelor's degrees in other disciplines can take a series of prerequisite classes designed to help students meet the requirements in data structures and systems software. What makes us different? Concentrations in: Data Mining and Data Warehousing making us one of a handful of such master's degree programs in the world.

Requirements

Hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or in a related field (Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Software Engineering, etc.) from an accredited program. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or its equivalent. Students are required to attend a mandatory orientation session in Atlanta.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges