This Computer Science MCS program from Arizona State University reflects the dual nature of computer science as both a scientific and engineering discipline by placing emphasis on both theory and practical applications. Students seeking their MCS submit a portfolio that compiles projects completed in three courses during their computer science studies. The MCS provides an opportunity for students employed in industry to receive advanced training in computer science. A concentration in cybersecurity is offered with the M.C.S.
The program reflects the dual nature of computer science as a scientific and engineering discipline by allowing emphasis on theory as well as practical applications. Students can study topics such as:
- artificial intelligence
- cloud and distributed computing
- computer-aided geometric design
- computer design and architecture
- computer graphics
- computer networks
- cyber-physical and embedded systems
- cyber security
Graduates of the Master in Computer Science program are able to analyze key theories, algorithms and software modules used in the field of computer science.Career examples include:
- computer network architect
- computer system analyst
- computer systems engineer
- data scientist or engineer
- machine learning, AI or computer vision engineer
- software engineer
- software developer
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- Computer Organization
- Assembly Language Programming
- Data Structures and Algorithms
- Operating Systems
- Principles of Programming Languages
- Theoretical Computer Science
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Cyber Security Artificial Intelligence View 204 other Masters in Artificial Intelligence in United States
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- Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related area from a regionally accredited institution.
- Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
Applicants must submit:
- graduate admission application and application fee
- official transcripts
- GRE scores (optional, but strongly recommended for Tempe campus applicants)
- statement of purpose OR curriculum vitae
- letters of recommendation (optional, but strongly recommended for Tempe campus applicants)
- proof of English proficiency
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International25200 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
National23544 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State11720 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.
- Online Arizona resident: $15,000/year
- Online Non-Arizona resident: $15,000/year
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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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.