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
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Prerequisites for applicants who do not have a degree in Computer Science may be required.
- GRE may be waived for eligible applicants.