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About

The Master of Science in Computer Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology is designed to prepare you for a Ph.D. program or to enter a research/development career in the computer science industry. To complete the program, choose from a master’s thesis, master’s project, or coursework-only.

Overview

Core courses are organized into three categories of computer science: programming, systems, and theory. The degree may be earned strictly through coursework, however, there are options to develop, complete, and defend a master’s thesis, or a master’s project.

Illinois Tech's Mies Campus is located just south of Chicago's downtown, a growing hub of the tech industry, home to a thriving hacking community, and a hive of startup activity.

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Computer Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology is designed to prepare you for a Ph.D. program or to enter a research/development career in the computer science industry. Core courses are organized into three categories of computer science: programming, systems, and theory.

Career Opportunities

With a Master of Science in Computer Science degree you will be well prepared to continue graduate studies to become a researcher in an academic or industrial setting. Those entering the workforce typically find management jobs.

  • Data systems designer
  • Program developer
  • Security systems designer
  • Master data analyst
  • Operations manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Accelerated Introduction to CS
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Discrete Structures
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computer Organization & Assembly Language Programming
  • Systems Programming
  • Calculus

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree is required, although not necessarily in computer science, with an overall GPA of 3.0/4.0.

  • Minimum GRE scores of 300 (quantitative + verbal), 3.0 (analytic writing)
  • TOEFL/PTE/IELTS scores are required from applicants whose bachelor's degree was earned at an institution in which English was not the primary instructional language.
  • Applicants whose bachelor's degree is not in computer science may have to take prerequisite undergraduate coursework, of which the credit hours will not apply to the master's degree.

Tuition Fee

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    29628 USD/year
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  • National

    29628 USD/year
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Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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