Applied Computer Science, M.Sc. | Columbus State University | Columbus, United States
12 months
9804 USD/year
9804 USD/year
2520 USD/year
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The TSYS School of Computer Science from Columbus State University offers the Master of Science in Applied Computer Science, with  four concentrations: Cybersecurity, Modeling and Simulation, Software Development, and Traditional.


All graduates in the MS in Applied Computer Science program from Columbus State University will be able to apply techniques and technologies from the computer science core. 

Graduates in the Cybersecurity concentration will be able to forensically analyze organizational software and networks in order to design and implement software security solutions to protect information systems against exploits and intrusions. Graduates in the Software Development concentration will be able to manage, measure, design, implement, test and maintain software systems in various application domains.

Graduates in the Traditional concentration will be able to use advanced theory and concepts underlying computer science including computer architecture, programming languages, database systems and computer networks to solve real-world problems.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates typically take jobs as:

  • Software Engineers / Architects
  • Computer Programmers / Software Developers
  • Web Developers
  • Game & Simulation Programmers
  • Modeling and Simulation Developers
  • Computer and Network Security Specialists
  • Network Managers
  • Information Security Professionals
  • Information Security Officers

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Survey of Modeling and Simulation
  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Object-Oriented Development
  •  Cybersecurity
  • Advanced Operating Systems
  • Computer Network and Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university,
  • A minimum 2.75 undergraduate cumulative GPA,
  • A minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA in the student's undergraduate major,
  • Significant experience (as judged by the Computer Science School) in industrial software development as documented by a resume and other appropriate documents, including published papers or patents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4902 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    9804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4902 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1260 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbus

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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