Computer Science, Master | Part time online | Coursera | United States
18 months
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10000 USD/year
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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.

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Overview

This Master in Computer Science offered by Coursera in partnership with Arizona State University 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.

Study topics from the cutting edge of computer science. You'll learn how to perform accurate computer analysis , computational processes, and information transfer systems; leverage cloud platforms to increase productivity and effectiveness; address problems in automated planning and scheduling, natural language processing, multi-agent systems, and the semantic web; design, build, and protect secure systems; improve software reliability and network security; and invent next-generation computer systems such as biomedical information systems, search engines, or package distribution systems.

Leverage unique opportunities from the most innovative school in the US. U.S. News and World Report named ASU the most innovative university for seven consecutive years. As an ASU MCS student, you can opt to work with on-campus organizations such as the one-of-a-kind Blockchain Research Laboratory, offering a rich ecosystem of partners including private companies and government agencies. Coursework includes applied problems that are relevant to modern businesses.

Complete a rigorous set of assignments, projects, and exams guided by the same professors that teach on campus. Designed for students seeking to expand their knowledge of computer science or computation, this program reflects the dual nature of computer science as both a scientific and engineering discipline by placing emphasis on both theory and practical applications.

Career Outcomes

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment of computer and information research scientists is projected to grow 22 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual wage for computer and information research scientists was $126,830 in 2020.

Career opportunities for ASU Online Master of Computer Science graduates include, but are not limited to:

  • Computer network analyst
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer scientist
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information technology manager
  • SEO specialist
  • Software developer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algorithms
  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
  • Distributed & Multiprocessor OS
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Information Assurance and Security
  • Software Security
  • Advanced Computer Network Security
  • Software Verification, Validation, and Testing

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • 20 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

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.
  • Official Transcripts from all postsecondary institutions you have attended
  • Statement of Purpose or Resume
  • Optional: Up to three (3) letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD for the full programme during 18 months.

Funding

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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