Computer Science, M.Sc. | San José State University | San Jose, United States
24 months
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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At Computer Science from San José State University students are expected to complete six graduate level courses, two electives, and two semesters of project work. 


Computer Science from San José State University is available to students with a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline. In order to ensure small class sizes and individual supervision of projects, the size of the program is limited and applications are competitive.


Computer Science from San José State University gives students the opportunity to further their knowledge in foundational and applied topics, preparing them for advanced industrial or research positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Programming Language Principles
  • Theory of Computation
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Randomized Algorithms and Applications
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Computer Communication Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We encourage applicants holding a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline to apply to the MSCS program. 
  • All applicants are required to take the GRE unless they are a resident in the state of California.
  • A 2.5 institutional or college cumulative GPA (from the 0.0 - 4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 2.5 GPA in the last two years of full time study. Please note that individual program requirements may have a higher GPA requirement. 
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
  • English Language Proficiency Exam, if necessary.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Non-resident students pay basic registration fees plus $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 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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