Computer Science, M.Sc. | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
12 months
24676 USD/year
24676 USD/year
8698 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Computer Science at the University of Georgia is a department with energetic and creative professors whose interests cover many of the growing or emerging research areas in computer science. Over the past several years the number and quality of the faculty and the graduate students have increased. 


About this Degree

The department has formed various research groups and labs and several of them have significant external funding. Particular strengths include theory, systems, information systems, and artificial intelligence.

The MS degree in Computer Science at the University of Georgia is a comprehensive program of study intended to give qualified and motivated students a thorough foundation in the theory, methodology, and techniques of computer science. Students who successfully complete this program of study will have a grasp of the principles and foundations of computer science. They will be prepared to pursue higher academic goals, including the PhD degree. They will obtain skills and experience in up-to-date approaches to analysis, design, implementation, validation, and documentation of computer software and hardware. With these skills they will be well qualified for technical, professional, or managerial positions in government, business, industry, and education. 

Programme Structure


  • Calculus
  • Computing and Programming
  • Software Development
  • Systems Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
  • Theory of Computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably with a major in Computer Science or an allied discipline. Students with insufficient background in Computer Science must take undergraduate Computer Science courses to remedy any deficiencies (in addition to their graduate program)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test scores are required for admission consideration.
  • Three letters of recommendation are required, preferably written by university professors familiar with the student's academic work and potential. 
  • A one- or two-page personal statement outlining the student's background, achievements, and future goals is required.
  • A student may include a recent copy of his/her resume as part of the application packet; however, this is not required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24676 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24676 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8698 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8698 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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