M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

Chicago State University

12 months
630 USD/credit 18900 USD/year
630 USD/credit 18900 USD/year
325 USD/credit 9750 USD/year
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The Computer Science program is offered at Chicago State University.


Learning outcomes

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Chicago State University offers a Master's of Science degree in Computer Science. The program is designed to be as flexible as possible to meet the varied needs of the busy professional. Courses are offered in day times as well as in evenings in state-of-the-art computer laboratories. Three courses, and a research project or thesis are explicitly required. The Graduate Program Advisor will work with the student to map out a study plan that ensures speedy graduation within a framework of the student's needs and objectives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Science Fundamentals
  • Information Systems and Design
  • Multimedia and Communication
  • Computing & Informatics
  • Applied Logic for Computer Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official High School transcript – Foreign transcripts not written in English must be translated into English by a nationally known credential translator. Applicants must meet a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Foreign Credential Evaluation – Only accepted by Education Credential Evaluators or World Education Services
  • Official ACT or SAT scores – Must meet a minimum ACT composite of 18 or SAT composite of 960.
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (Not required if English is the applicant’s country first language).
  • Personal essay
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • $30 (U.S.) non-refundable Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 630 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 630 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 325 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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