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Graduate Certificate in Computer Science

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Computer Science program provides students with advanced knowledge of selected areas of modern computing including but not limited to:

  • Intelligent Information Systems
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Software Engineering

Successful completion of this certificate program waives the GRE requirement for applicants to the Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) program.


Statement of purpose. Resume. Three  letters of recommendation. A bachelor degree is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education


UMass Dartmouth does not presently consider applications for online degree or certificate programs from applicants whose permanent residence is in Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Maryland or Minnesota because of the regulations resulting from legislation in these states. For details about regulations in your state that may affect your enrollment in an online program offered by another state, you may wish to consult your state's Department of Education and/or learn about efforts of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. If you are a resident of Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Maryland, or Minnesota, UMass Dartmouth welcomes your application to a face-to-face program only.