12 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Computer Science MSc is a research-oriented degree from Arizona State University, ideal for students with undergraduate education in computer science or related studies. This degree features advanced course work and a strong emphasis on student research. 

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The Computer Science MSc degree from Arizona State University provides instruction in advanced coursework and emphasizes research by the student. Students can conduct cutting-edge research in a wide variety of research areas including:

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

Career Opportunities

Students completing the Master of Science program in computer science 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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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 3.25 (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 3.25 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • scores for the GRE
  • three letters of recommendation
  • a statement of purpose
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • 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.

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.


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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