12 months
6520 USD/year
6520 USD/year
5520 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The curriculum of the Computer Science program from Jackson State University is geared to 1) provide training for those preparing to enter fields where a substantial working knowledge of computing is required, 2) provide additional training to people already working in the field, and/or 3) prepare students for study at the doctoral level. 


Key facts

The educational objectives of the Computer Science program from Jackson State University are to graduate students who will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of Computer Science and a focused understanding of their area of expertise.
  • Apply their knowledge and analytical skills to create effective and novel solutions to both practical and research problems.
  • Adapt to rapidly changing technology and engage in life-long learning.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students receiving an MS degree in Computer Science should be able to:

  • Describe concepts of computer architecture, operating systems, and programming.
  • Apply mathematical foundations, computational theory, and algorithmic principles to solve computing problems.
  • Turn complex programming specifications into well-designed and well-tested computer programs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current technologies, protocols, applications, and tools necessary for computing practice.
  • Communicate effectively and work both collaboratively and independently.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Computer Architecture and Organization
  • Discrete Structures
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Operating Systems
  • Digital Logic
  • Digital Logic Laboratory
  • Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission. Click here to access the Graduate School Application.
  • Out-of-state and International applicants must submit a $25.00 application fee. Applications will not be processed without payment of the application fee. Payment is made by  using a credit/debit card at the time of application.  Application payments are processed as part of the application.
  • A satisfactory TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS score 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2760 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Jackson

1080 - 1645 USD /month
Living costs

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


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