Computer Science

Master of Science Degree in Computer Science

  Admissions requirements

Admissions requirements for the MS in CS are designed to ensure that MS candidates enter the program on roughly the same level as our own BS in CS graduates. See CS Graduate Admissions Requirements for details. 

MS degree requirements for students matriculated Spring 2012 and later (pdf)

MS degree requirements for students matriculated Spring 2010 and later (pdf)  

MS degree requirements for students matriculated September 2008 and later (pdf)


  Master's Thesis

An optional master's thesis can be substituted for at most six credits, and can be used to substitute for one pair of Project- or General-area courses. Students who wish to do a thesis must file a Proposed Thesis Committee form with the Graduate Coordinator prior to beginning work on the thesis.