M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

University of Central Missouri

12 months
653 USD/credit 19590 USD/year
653 USD/credit 19590 USD/year
327 USD/credit 9810 USD/year
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At the University of Central Missouri, not only do we prepare you to advance your career, but we also prepare you to lead teams of technology professionals with a Computer Science master’s program. 


Today’s computer science professionals are found in nearly every industry. As technology continues to transform, evolve and become more specialized, companies are looking for skilled individuals with advanced degrees to lead their teams.

Because we have the largest and one of the most affordable Computer Science programs in Missouri, UCM is well-equipped to help you become a senior computer science professional. Our Computer Science master’s program at the University of Central Missouri has an Applied Artificial Intelligence and Data Science master’s degree track, as well as tracks in General Computer Science and Software Development. You’ll not only use technology to solve a variety of practical problems, but you’ll also gain relevant knowledge and skills so that you can lead in a career that interests you.


The University of Central Missouri provides you with a graduate degree that opens doors professionally, no matter which Computer Science track you pursue. 

UCM graduate program alumni are employed at Amazon, Boeing, Garmin, IBM, J.P. Morgan, Mastercard, Sprint and many Fortune 500 companies. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Advanced Operating Systems
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Compiler Design and Construction
  • Computer Graphics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

All application materials should be received by Graduate Studies at least three weeks prior to the beginning of the semester.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with a minimum combined score of 291 in Verbal and Quantitative reasoning.
  • Applicants must submit official GRE test scores through the Educational Testing Services (ETS) directly to the University of Central Missouri. The ETS institution code for sending GRE scores to UCM is 6090 and the program code is 0402. 
  • Applicants with exceptional undergraduate performance may be considered with a lower GRE score. 
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer-based) or 79 (Internet based) is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 327 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Online program: $380

Living costs for Lees Summit

800 - 1300 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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