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Computer Science

California State University Northridge

12 months
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14016 USD/year
14016 USD/year
8472 USD/year
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About

Students in the Computer Science program at California State University Northridge complete 30 units of graduate work, including a 6-unit thesis or graduate project.

Overview

The core of the graduate program in Computer Science at California State University Northridge comprises advanced courses in computation theory, algorithms and data structures, system architecture and software engineering. The electives in either program may be chosen to form a concentration in an area of specialization or to provide a broadly-based program of study, whichever is more consistent with the selected thesis or graduate project.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Science in Computer Science at CSUN will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a knowledge and competence in such fundamental areas of computer science as algorithms, design and analysis, computational theory, computer architecture and software-based systems.
  • Demonstrate the analytic skills necessary to effectively evaluate the relative merits of software and computer systems and algorithmic approaches.
  • Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge in a choice of application areas in computer science, including networks, artificial intelligence, graphics, human computer interfaces, databases, embedded applications and information security.
  • Understand computer science topics (such as database management, data security, program efficiency, etc.) in a global context (ethics, privacy, human expectations, etc.).
  • Effectively communicate in both written and oral form, especially in areas related to computer science.
  • Work productively in team or collaborative settings to achieve common goals or purposes, including the ability to lead a team.
  • Analyze, evaluate and synthesize research and apply theoretical ideas to practical settings.
  • Independently continue studies in computer science throughout their lives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computer System Architecture
  • Software Engineering
  • Advanced Topics in Computation Theory
  • Formal Semantics of Programming Languages

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the “International Online Application”
  • A $55.00 (US currency) non-refundable application fee
  • All  secondary-school records 
  • Applicants who have studied in the U.S. are also required to have the U.S.institution(s) send official transcript(s) directly to CSUN
  • Submit a copy of your passport information page with your documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14016 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14016 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14016 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8472 USD per year during 12 months.

Yearly tuition fee for seven or more units per semester.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 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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