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Computer Science

Drexel University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
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1342 USD/credit
1342 USD/credit
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About

The Computer Science program of Drexel University offers career-oriented course work that places equal emphasis on theory and practice to prepare you for work on the cutting edge of technology.

Overview

The Computer Science program of Drexel University fosters an in-depth understanding of core and advanced topics, teaching you how to use the latest tools to model and solve real world problems. The curriculum provides a solid foundation and training for practicing computational scientists, computer specialists and software engineers looking to advance their careers in business, industry or government.

Faculty interests and expertise include: applied algorithms and data structures, artificial intelligence and intelligent systems, cognitive modeling, computer graphics, computer science education, computer vision, distributed systems, high performance computing, human-computer interaction, networking and security, scientific computation, and software engineering.

Features

  • Rigorous study in computer science with courses covering topics essential for today's practicing professional
  • An experienced faculty comprised of successful computer science professionals recognized nationally for their professional achievements and scholarly work
  • A highly interactive curriculum designed to challenge and engage, yet remain flexible and convenient for busy working professionals
  • Electives may be chosen from courses in Electrical Engineering, Information Science and Technology, and other Drexel departments to diversify your skill set

Careers

Students who earn an MS in Computer Science may move into senior roles as software engineers or developers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for software developers is projected to increase 17% by 2024 (faster than the average growth rate of 7%). The median wage for Software Developers is $102,280 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Theory of Computation
  • Algorithmic Game Theory
  • Approximation Algorithms
  • Computational Geometry
  • Database Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
3
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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
100
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 for the last two years of undergraduate work
  • A completed application
  • Scores from the General Aptitude Test of the GRE
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • One letter of recommendation, two suggested (academic, professional, or both)
  • A 500 word essay on why you wish to pursue the program
  • Resume
  • If you've previously attended college outside of the United States, an official course-by-course transcript evaluation may be required
  • International Applicants whose first or native language is not English must take the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE (Pearsons)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1342 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1342 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1342 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1342 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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