Computer Science

Temple University

60 months
1514 USD/credit
1514 USD/credit
1159 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Computer Science program in Temple’s College of Science and Technology at Temple University provides a solid foundation in computing with applications in current research topics. Electives within the Computer Science MS allow you to broaden your academic exposure or deepen your knowledge of a particular area of computer and information sciences. 


Program Overview

For instance, tailor the Computer Science master’s degree at Temple University by taking a series of courses related to wireless and mobile networking with security courses to complement the work’s technical aspects. If you are more interested in big data or data science, focus your course selection on applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, and social data analysis and visualization.

After completing the Computer Science MS program, graduates will be able to:

  • advance to higher-level graduate research in computer science and related disciplines;
  • implement strong teamwork and leadership abilities, as well as critical thinking and problem-solving skills, in professional contexts;
  • recognize, isolate and solve system implementation problems; and
  • succeed professionally as computer scientists and software engineers.

Some graduates of this master’s program pursue further studies, research positions and teaching careers. Others enter professional positions as computer consultants, networking or security specialists, software designers, systems analysts, system or application programmers, or technical leaders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comp-Based Appl Prog
  • Database Design & Programming
  • Networking & Operating Systems
  • Programming and Data Structure
  • System Software and Operating Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test (GMAT, GRE)
  • Complete online application
  • Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1514 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1514 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    1514 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1514 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    1159 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1159 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.


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