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Master of Science in Computer Science

Program Details

The University of Southern California offers an online Master of Science in Computer Science. Students gain a broad spectrum of knowledge in a variety of areas. Career opportunities can include:

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Computer Programming
  • Software Design
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Simulation
  • Information Technology
  • Architecture
  • Communications
  • Consulting Firms


  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, math or hard science from a regionally-accredited university
  • Applicants whose background is not in computer science may consider the MS in Computer Science (Scientists and Engineers)
  • Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average)
  • Satisfactory GRE test scores. All scores must be officially reported to the university directly by ETS
  • Substantial background in computing constitutes a minimum requirement
  • Resume

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission