Masters of Science in Computer Science / Software Engineering
Lewis University

Program Details

Are you ready to push the boundaries of computer science? Create future-shaping innovations with Lewis University's online MS in Computer Science. Through hands-on coursework, you will learn advanced computing while honing your problem-solving, analytical and creative abilities. Gain highly valued tech knowledge and skills in this rapidly growing field, and get ready to shape tomorrow's technology in dramatic ways.

  • Software Engineering Concentration: Learn how to develop software for a variety of platforms and systems, including mobile devices and the web. Design data storage systems that solve problems, and incorporate security controls and protections throughout the software design and implementation process. Learn how to document and model software solutions to facilitate collaborative development and how to develop and follow testing strategies to verify a software solution's proper function and security.
    • 100% online format
    • Complete in as little as 2 years

Why Choose Lewis University?

  • Outcomes-based learning that allows you to gain in-depth knowledge and experience in developing enterprise-scale applications, database systems, security solutions and intelligent automated systems.
  • Personalized, flexible education that fits your career goals, with the option to choose a targeted concentration area.
  • Capstone thesis or project that results in a publication-worthy document or a computer systems project sponsored by an external organization. Your work will combine theory and practice and demonstrate to employers your abilities as an innovator and problem-solver.
  • Experienced faculty who have tremendous industry experience and who share their passion for computer science and the latest learning in a fast-changing field.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics or information systems is preferred
  • Full admission requires 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Provisional admission may be granted for GPA under 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and completion of 9 credit hours in the program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official academic transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Two-page statement of purpose
  • Your resume
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission