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M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

The University of Iowa

24 months
Duration
29739 USD/year
31012 USD/year
12065 USD/year
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About

The MCS and MS in Computer Science are awarded by the Graduate College. Instruction is offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The master program in Computer Science at The University of Iowa is a nonthesis degree.

Overview

About Computer Science at The University of Iowa

The Department of Computer Science offers undergraduate programs in computer science and in informatics as well as graduate degree programs in computer science. It offers courses that students in all majors may use to satisfy the GE CLAS Core Quantitative or Formal Reasoning requirement and a First-Year Seminar designed for entering undergraduate students. For general information about the department, faculty, and research activities, visit the Department of Computer Science website or the department's office.

Careers

  • Students pursue software design and development careers in the technology sector, including UIX, mobile, and web development. 
  • Recent graduates hold positions at technology giants such as Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, or Intel, while others have taken positions in internationally established organizations whose primary business lies in the consulting, financial, health care, insurance, or media/entertainment sectors. 
  • A few M.C.S. students enter the start-up market or pursue additional graduate education leading to the Ph.D. at the University of Iowa or elsewhere.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Computing
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science
  • Programming for Informatics
  • Discrete Structures

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a Regionally Accredited American College or University, or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00, or the foreign equivalent as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • Meet English Proficiency Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29739 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29739 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31012 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31012 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12065 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12065 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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