M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

Kansas State University

12 months
21524 USD/year
21524 USD/year
11856 USD/year
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The M.S. Computer Science degree at Kansas State University requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of graduate-level coursework; up to 10 hours can be transferred from other accredited graduate programs.


Each new Computer Science student at Kansas State University is assigned a faculty member to serve as an academic adviser. The academic adviser helps students select courses and reviews the student's progress until a major professor is selected.

Learning outcomes

The Graduate School requires all Graduate Students to file a Program of Study. This a formal list of courses the student intends to take to fulfill the degree requirements.

Computer Science Graduate Students must submit a program of study checklist along with their program of study. Once your program of study has been filled out and signed by your major professor and supervisory committee members, please submit the checklist to the program coordinator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming Languages
  • Translator Design 
  • Software Specification
  • Semantics of Programming Languages
  • Advanced Operating Systems
  • Real-Time Systems
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Base Management Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A strong background in computer science is normally required for admission. Evidence of this background should include either a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a closely related field. Exceptional candidates with degrees in other areas will also be considered. The undergraduate grade point average should be at least 3.0, although a 3.5 GPA is recommended.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21524 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11856 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

900 - 1400 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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