Computer Systems and Software Design, M.Sc. | Jacksonville State University | Jacksonville, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Systems and Software Design

12 months
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
400 USD/credit 12000 USD/year
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The Department of Mathematical, Computing, and Information Sciences (MCIS) at Jacksonville State University offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, and Mathematics and the Computer Systems and Software Design master's degree.


The mission of the MCIS department from Jacksonville State University is to provide quality programs for three Bachelor of Science degrees, and two Master of Science degrees, such as the Computer Systems and Software Design. MCIS also offers a minor in four areas, and courses for students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a concentration in mathematics. 

The program in Computer Systems and Software Design of this department place a strong emphasis on quality teaching, and encourage research and other scholarly activities to strengthen this emphasis. In its presentation of the programs, MCIS attempts to provide a balance between the theoretical and the applied.

What you'll learn

MCIS provides the appropriate courses for its own majors and minors in addition to several service courses in mathematics and computer science for other disciplines. In conjunction with Academic Computer Services, MCIS strives to provide all students access to modern computing laboratories

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Database Management Systems
  • Applied Software Engineering
  • Distributed Computing Systems
  • Advanced Computer Security
  • Research Methods and System Evaluation
  • Human-Computer Interaction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH

Non-Studio Option: 33 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed JSU Graduate Application for Admission.
  • Non-refundable $35.00 application processing fee.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities with degrees posted. (Students who have previously attended JSU do not need to request a transcript from the university).
  • Official tests scores on the General Test of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). The GRE must have been taken within the previous five years of enrollment.
  • Three Graduate Reference Forms completed by individuals who can provide qualitative assessment of the applicant’s potential for success in graduate coursework. Reference forms will be submitted electronically. Instructions for submission will be sent through email to the applicant upon submission of the online graduate application.
  • International student applicants must see the International Student Applicants section of this catalog for other application and enrollment requirements.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 400 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Jacksonville

850 - 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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