• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
The Master in Computer Science offered by Coursera in partnership with Arizona State University provides high-quality instruction combined with real-world experience through applied projects. You’ll gain a deep understanding of cutting-edge topics like AI, cybersecurity, blockchain, and big data.

Overview

This degree is delivered 100% online, providing the flexibility for you to learn on your own schedule. Upon completion, you’ll earn the same degree as students who study on-campus.

Career

The Master in Computer Science offered by Coursera in partnership with Arizona State University graduates have (but are not limited to) the following career opportunities:

  • Computer Network Administrator
  • Computer Network Analyst
  • Computer Network Technician
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Science Professor
  • Computer Scientist
  • Computer Software Quality Engineer
  • Computer System Architect
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Corporate Web Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Document Management Specialist
  • Geospatial Information Technologists
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Nursing Operations Manager
  • SEO Specialist
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Telecommunications Engineering Specialist
  • Web Developer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Algorithms
  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
  • Distributed & Multiprocessor OS
  • Mobile Computing
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Information Assurance and Security
  • Software Security

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (3.25 recommended) in the last 60 credit hours (last two (2) years) of a four (4) year undergraduate degree. Degrees in the U.S. must come from a regionally accredited university.
  • Two (2) semesters of advanced math in Calculus I and Calculus II, and a background course in Discrete Math. Students with an undergraduate degree in a STEM field have likely completed the math requirement.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    9996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Funding

There are limited scholarships available for this program.

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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