M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

University of Central Missouri

12 months
627 USD/credit 18810 USD/year
627 USD/credit 18810 USD/year
313 USD/credit 9390 USD/year
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Welcome to the M.S. in Computer Science program at the University of Central Missouri. You will have access to high quality instruction in the most affordable computer science master’s program in the state of Missouri. 


As a matter of fact, we are the largest Computer Science master program in Missouri. The program is designed to assist you in becoming a  senior computer professionals in the computer industry, and its focus is on the application of technology to solve a variety of practical problems. 

The M. S. in Computer Science program at the University of Central Missouri is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) through the University of Central Missouri.

Recent graduates of the program are working in organizations such as Amazon, Boeing, Cerner, DST Systems, Garmin, IBM, J.P. Morgan,  MasterCard, Microsoft, Sprint, Wal-Mart and many other Fortune 500 companies.

Experienced Faculty

  • All permanent computer science and software engineering faculty have a Ph. D. degree in computer science, software engineering or closely related areas. 
  • They conduct both theoretical and applied research in their own areas and publish their research results on major research journals. In addition, they also travel to give technical talks at various national/international conferences. 
  • They are committed to deliver today’s technology to students.

Programme Structure

Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) is a 30-hour program. Currently, three 18-hours tracks are available. These are:

  • Software Development
  • Data Science
  • General Computer Science

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 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • the student is a graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Information Systems and a GPA of 3.5 or more, OR
  • the student has earned an M.S. or more advanced degree in a closely related discipline

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 627 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 627 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 313 USD per credit during 12 months.

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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Updated over a year ago

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