M.Sc. On Campus Blended

Computer Science

Clarkson University

24 months
1388 USD/credit 20820 USD/year
1388 USD/credit 20820 USD/year
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The Computer Science program at Clarkson University provides you with an education beyond the fundamentals and explores advances in computational theory, programming languages, software systems, hardware integration and information technology.


The graduate programs in Computer Science are interdisciplinary programs at Clarkson University offered jointly by the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and the Department of Computer Science. You take courses in both departments on a wide-variety of topics, ranging from the theoretical to the applied. If you have an undergraduate background with an appropriate computer science context, then feel free to apply and expand your knowledge.

The MS of Computer Science is a 30 credit hour program. There is also a master's thesis that must be completed at the end of the program for successful advancement. The program can be completed in about two years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Automata Theory and Formal Languages
  • Computer Algorithms
  • Operating Systems
  • Compiler Construction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form.
  • Resume.
  • Statement of purpose. Students are recommended to list one or more areas of interest from this list on their statement of purpose.
  • Letters of recommendation — three letters required.
  • Official transcripts.
  • Test scores — GRE and TOEFL/IELTS (if applicable).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1388 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    20820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1388 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Potsdam

892 - 1945 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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