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Master of Computer Science

Program Details

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers a Master of Computer Science program that is a non-thesis, non-research degree program. This fully online professional master’s degree equips learners with knowledge from Illinois faculty who are research leaders in computer science. Deepen your computer science knowledge and accelerate your career with a master’s program designed for busy computing professionals.


  • Applicants must have been awarded (or are about to be awarded) a 4-year bachelor’s degree equivalent 
  • Applicants who do not hold a bachelor’s degree in computer science must have sufficient background in computer programming, data structures and algorithms, computer architecture, and theory of computation
  • Hold at least a 3.0/4.0 or higher GPA in their undergraduate degree
  • Applicants are required to have three letters of recommendation submitted
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV/Resume
  • The GRE test scores are recommended, but not required

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission