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Computer and Information Science

University of Michigan-Dearborn

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
1315 USD/credit
1315 USD/credit
745 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Computer and Information Science program of University of Michigan-Dearborn is designed to prepare students for professional practice, as well as further studies and research in the computing field. The program offers a 30-credit hour curriculum consisting of required core courses and technical electives.

Overview

The department schedules all CIS courses during late afternoons or evenings to enable students to earn their master's degree through part-time study. The Computer and Information Science program of University of Michigan-Dearborn may be completed entirely on campus, entirely online, or through a combination of on-campus and online courses.

All courses have access to a wide variety of computing resources: local area networks, as well as the Game and Multimedia Environment Laboratory.

Depending on the option chosen, the program requires students to take four courses from two of the seven following concentration areas: computer graphics, geometric modeling and game design; computer networks and security; database management and analytics; software engineering; systems software; and web computing.

Students with an interest in pursuing doctoral studies or working in a research and development environment are encouraged to elect the thesis option.

Learning Goals

  • Students will be able to identify, explain, and apply knowledge of mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
  • Students will be able to analyze a CIS problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  • Students will be able to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
  • Students will be able to apply design and development principles in the construction of computer-based systems of varying complexity.
  • Students will be able to compare various research contributions and communicate effectively as researchers and/or practitioners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • Programmable Mobile/Wireless Technologies and Pervasive Computing
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Compiler Design
  • Advanced Operating Systems 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
84
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended, regardless of whether a degree was earned
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency and are required to provide an official score report of an accepted English Language Proficiency Test

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1315 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1315 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1315 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1315 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    745 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 745 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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