Computer Science (Data Science), M.Sc. | Texas State University | San Marcos, United States
12 months
765 USD/credit 22950 USD/year
765 USD/credit 22950 USD/year
357 USD/credit 10710 USD/year
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This Computer Science (Data Science) program from Texas State University provides students with the knowledge and skills to gain an edge in the computer science job market.


Texas State’s Department of Computer Science is known for cutting-edge curricula, a dedicated faculty, and well-equipped and remotely accessible laboratory facilities. Combined, these elements provide students with hands-on experience while implementing classroom concepts, providing the specialized training graduates need to land the best jobs.

Program Mission

The mission of the Computer Science (Data Science) program from Texas State University is to advance the knowledge of computer science and technology through education, research, and service for the betterment of industry, government, and society. The department seeks to expand its depth and breadth in the research and study of applied computing and strives to provide graduate students with strong technical backgrounds and communication skills.

Career Options

Both M.S. and M.A. graduates pursue careers in technical software development maintenance, system management, and system analysis. The majority of graduates, about 60%, work in private companies like Google, Amazon, Intel, IBM, and Dell. About 30% of graduates work in various city, state, and federal agencies. About 10% go on to pursue doctoral degrees.

Programme Structure

  • The master of science (M.S.) in computer science (C.S.) program offers a 30-credit-hour thesis option and a 36-credit-hour non-thesis option. A concentration in data science is offered in the non-thesis option. Both require the completion of graduate core courses and electives.
  • Areas of study in the computer science program are: machine learning, databases/data mining, data compression, computer networks and cybersecurity, high-performance computing, image processing, bioinformatics, and more.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee or
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • background course work

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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