Master of Science in Computer Science
Hofstra University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Computer Science is an online computer science degree from Hofstra University that provides a strong base in fundamental areas of computer science, such as algorithms, operating systems, and programming languages.  This program develops highly qualified professionals who are capable of adapting to the dynamic field of computing and also prepares students for doctoral studies in computer science or related fields. Graduates will be prepared for various management level positions in the computing field.

Courses cover such topics as data mining and machine learning, networks and network security, computer graphics and computer vision, artificial intelligence, and more.  Plus, students can choose from a variety of electives in such areas as networking, security, web and mobile application development, and parallel and distributed computing.  You are able to choose a concentration or select your own focus in an area of interest by choosing elective courses and independent study or research courses.

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Hofstra University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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)