12 months
Duration
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

The Computer Science MCS program from Arizona State University is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in computing or related areas who are seeking to expand their knowledge of the computer science field through the completion of a project portfolio.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

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
  • bioinformatics
  • cloud and distributed computing
  • computer-aided geometric design
  • computer design and architecture
  • computer graphics
  • computer networks
  • cyber-physical and embedded systems
  • cyber security

Career Opportunities

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Organization 
  • Assembly Language Programming
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Operating Systems
  • Principles of Programming Languages 
  • Theoretical Computer Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Online Arizona resident: $15,000/year
  • Online Non-Arizona resident: $15,000/year

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 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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