12 months
1567 USD/credit 47010 USD/year
1567 USD/credit 47010 USD/year
1205 USD/credit 36150 USD/year
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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. 


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.

Future Career

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
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test 
  • Letters of Reference: 3
  • Coursework Required for Admission Consideration: A minimum of one year of programming and data structures using the C++ or Java programming language and one year of theoretical calculus are required. 
  • Statement of Goals: In approximately 500 to 1,000 words, describe your specific interest in Temple's program, research goals, future career goals, and academic and research achievements.
  • Complete online application
  • Resume: Current resume required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    47010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    36150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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