Computer Information Science

La Salle University

M.Sc. Online
900 USD/credit
900 USD/credit
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The M.S. Computer Information Science program is offered in an online format with some residency requirements for testing and presentations.  

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Each course is 8-weeks in length allowing students to take two courses per semester.  The courses use synchronous tools, learning management systems and specialized software for course materials.  The delivery format aims to achieve a time balance for the adult student.The goals of the program’s core are

  • project management;
  • problem analysis;
  • solution design, implementation, testing and review.
The program emphasizes group work, presentation skills and collaboration through the use of technology. The MS Computer Information Science requires that students complete a capstone project to integrate core competencies with specific student goals based on the elective certificate. Examples of capstone projects are development and implementation of a new software solution or major extension to a completed software project; a research project on new trends or findings in software application development; analysis of network security standards and policies and policy implementation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Database Management Systems
  • Network Theory
  • Project Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Project Development
  • Client Interface Development
  • Database Services Development using Microsoft tools
  • Mobile Programming
  • CIS Capstone

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from accredited college or university.
  • Appropriate background in computer science or equivalent other training.
  • Completed application form.
  • Non-refundable application fee. (If you apply online, the fee is waived).
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors who can address the candidate’s ability and motivation for enrolling in the program.
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended.
  • Professional resume.
  • When applications are complete, candidates will be interviewed by member(s) of the Admissions Committee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    900 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    900 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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