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Computer Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, PA,
The Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed for people seeking a general MS in Computer Science, as well as those looking to develop professional skills in cybersecurity, management information systems, software engineering or IT leadership. 

About

If you have at least a minor in computer science, you’re prepared to start the program, and if you want to transition from math, science, or engineering into computer science you may enroll in the program after taking three prerequisite undergraduate courses. Ship undergraduates may obtain an advanced degree through a 4+1 BS/MS option.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • Automata Theory
  • Computer Architecture
  • Operating Systems
  • High Performance Computing
  • Database Management Systems
  • Programming Languages
  • Computer Security
  • Scientific Visualization
  • Advanced Databases
  • Advanced Topics in Computer Science

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • Applicants whose overall quality point average is below 2.75 will be required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) prior to admission. 
  • All international applicants who have not graduated from a 4-year American university must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and must achieve a minimum score of 70 (IBT) or 6.0 (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    774 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 774 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    516 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 516 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Shippensburg

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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