Computer Science, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of Illinois Springfield | Springfield, United States
12 months
21816 USD/year
21816 USD/year
10632 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. degree in Computer Science at the University of Illinois Springfield is offered in an on-campus and an online format, which enables students to complete course work using the latest networked information technologies for increased interaction with educational resources, advisors, and materials.


The goal of this Computer Science program at the University of Illinois Springfield is to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in IA and producing a growing number of professionals with IA expertise in various disciplines.


The UIS Computer Science Department is a Cisco Regional Networking Academy, serving as the instruction center for local academies at high schools, career centers, community colleges, and universities in central Illinois.

Computer laboratories are open evenings and weekends; some systems are available 24 hours a day. On-campus students have high-speed, wired and wireless internet access. The virtual server farm hosts over 2,200 virtual machines that our online and on-campus students leverage to gain a better understanding of material presented in classes.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Discrete Structures
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Finite Mathematics and Its Applications
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Programming Languages
  • Operating Systems
  • Business Calculus
  • Calculus
  • Applied Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Computer Science undergraduate degree or stipulated prerequisite(s)
  • Complete the Online Admissions Application
  • Personal Statement – This is an applicant’s chance to tell us about themselves. Describe interests and accomplishments which are not indicated elsewhere on the application.
  • Academic Statement – Tell us more about professional aspiration, intellectual interests, and personal experiences relevant to the choice of a specific academic program at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10908 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    21816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10908 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5316 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Springfield

1100 - 1500 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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