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Computer Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , TX,
UTEP’s Computer Science Department has broad expertise in four flagship research areas: development of theory for practical applications, software engineering, interactive systems (human-computer interaction), computer systems and high performance computing.

About

Many of the department’s faculty serve on national advisory boards, editorial boards for prestigious journals, and program committees for national and international conferences. Three of the department’s faculty are past or present National Science Foundation CAREER awardees, NSF’s most prestigious award for early career faculty.

In education, faculty members contribute to national models for STEM learning. The department offers the following five graduate programs: M.S. in Computer Science, M.S. in Information Technology, M.S. in Software Engineering, Ph.D. in CS, and Graduate Certificate in Cyber-Security.

Accreditation

The University of Texas at El Paso is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral level degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Logical Foundations of CS
  • Theory of Computation
  • Advanced Operating Systems
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Model-Based Software Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

As a rule, you will need official transcripts from all colleges or universities you have attended mailed directly to UTEP by those institutions.

You may also need:

  • official test scores
  • a statement of purpose
  • letters of recommendation

International applicants will need:

  • official transcripts, provisional certificates
  • official TOEFL scores (if required)
  • letters of recommendation
  • confirmation of financial resources

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    914 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 914 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    403 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 403 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for El Paso

  • 888 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

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