Computer Information Sciences

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

12 months
10600 USD/year
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The 36-semester hour Master of Science degree in Computer Information Sciences at the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology provides the students with solid foundations of scientific and practical tools and methodologies to computation, its applications and emerging trends, in a variety of subdomains, to probe the frontiers of scientific and engineering knowledge in the industry. 


We offer a master degree in Computer Information Sciences at the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. By completing the core, students will acquire mastery of approaches including computing systems architecture, mathematical and data structures techniques for modeling simulation of complex systems; cluster computing and collaborative software development, and efficient methods for organizing, exploring, visualizing, processing and analyzing very large data sets.

Program Goals

A successful student of the program gains the following skills (vary according to the degree/concentration taken):

  • Recognize the necessity for conducting theoretical and empirical analysis;
  • Master at least one knowledge area or sub-area from the body of knowledge to at least the Bloom Synthesis level;
  • Adapt to rapidly changing technology, advanced learning, and entrepreneurship qualities;
  • Have strong scientific communication skills;
  • Possess excellent teamwork skills;
  • Adhere to the ethical standards and moral obligations as a condition of their membership in the profession; and,
  • Employ concepts that promote local and global systems for quality of life.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Architecture
  • Scientific Computing 
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Principles of Cybersecurity & Cyber Warfare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Other requirements

General requirements

  • complete the application online
  • submit final official undergraduate transcript(s) from the college or university at which a baccalaureate degree was conferred, and any other institution of higher education attended (whether or not academic credit was earned);
  • submit a personal goal statement including:
  • future goals: identify career/professional goals; and,
  • leadership or group contributions: describe examples of leadership experience in which you have significantly influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time.
  • submit a hard copy resume or by email to
  • The University does not require the GRE/GMAT for students seeking a master’s degree. However, the GRE/GMAT is strongly recommended for students seeking admission to a doctorate program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5300 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Domestic graduate tuition rate: is $800 per semester hour.


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Computer Information Sciences
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