Master of Science in Computer Science
Illinois Institute of Technology

Program Details

The Master of Science in Computer Science opens the door to a career in development or research or further graduate studies in the field. Students can choose to complete their program with a master’s thesis, master’s project, or coursework only.

Core courses in this online Computer Science degree examine programming, systems, and theory. Graduates can pursue a PhD program to become a researcher in an academic or industrial setting or enter the workforce in positions such as:

  • Data systems designer
  • Program developer
  • Security systems designer
  • Master data analyst
  • Operations manager

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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

Additional Info

  • Prerequisites for applicants who do not have a degree in Computer Science may be required.
  • GRE may be waived for eligible applicants.