12 months
960 USD/credit 34560 USD/year
960 USD/credit 34560 USD/year
480 USD/credit 17280 USD/year
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The Computer and Information Sciences program at University of South Alabama is designed for individuals interested in furthering their knowledge and expertise in developing the next generation methods, tools and technologies that businesses and individuals alike will depend upon in the future.


About the Program

Computer Science is a discipline that involves the understanding and design of computers and computational processes. In its most general form, it is concerned with the understanding of information transfer and transformation. Particular interest is placed on making processes efficient and endowing them with some form of intelligence. The discipline includes both advancing the fundamental understanding of algorithms and information processes in general, as well as the practical design of efficient, reliable software to meet given specifications.

Courses in the Computer and Information Sciences program at University of South Alabama offer students the opportunity to explore current trends in computing such as:  cyber security, artificial intelligence, machine learning,  big data, video game development, computer graphics and robotics.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Performance Evaluation of Algorithms
  • Software Engineering Principles 
  • Computer Architecture 
  • Data Security
  • CIS Research Methodologies 
  • Data Mining 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • An official academic transcript from each college or university attended.
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons able to speak directly to the applicant’s academic abilities.
  • A written statement of purpose indicating the student’s personal and academic goals.
  • A minimum grade-point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) for either all completed post-secondary coursework or for a completed graduate program to be accepted for regular admission.
  • Official scores for the Graduate Records Examination (GRE) including the AW portion.
  • Additional Requirements for international students: an official Duolingo, TOEFL, IELTS, ITEP, or PET score.
  • Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution are exempt from providing English proficiency requirements.
  • A completed application for admission to the Graduate School.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    34560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Mobile

801 - 1323 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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