M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Computer Science

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

24 months
616 USD/credit 9240 USD/year
616 USD/credit 9240 USD/year
332 USD/credit 4980 USD/year
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The University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers a Master of Science (Thesis or Non-thesis option) in Applied Computer Science. This program provides advanced understanding, knowledge and research opportunities related to computer science that prepare the students for applying their skills in business, industry, academia, government agencies, consultancy, etc.


The primary emphasis is reflective of current theoretical and applied computing in multi-disciplinary applications.

Key facts:

The graduate program in Applied Computer Science (APSC) offered by University of Maryland Eastern Shore,  culminates in a Master of Science (M.S) degree. It is designed to meet the needs of students such as:

  • Those who are already in the workforce and wish to update or improve their knowledge of current computer science (many of these students will have completed their undergraduate or graduate work in fields other than computer science); and
  • Those who have recently completed an undergraduate degree program and wish to enhance their interests, understanding and research opportunities in Computer Science and its application in multi-disciplines or with specific focus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced programming languages
  • Analysis and design of algorithms
  • Database Management System
  • Advanced Operating system
  • Software engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Application form online
  • Original Transcripts evaluated by WES (World Evaluation Services)
  • Passing GRE (Graduate Record Exam) Scores: At or above 50th percentile of all test takers (if your program requires it). Note: Not all programs require the GRE. 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Resume 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation preferably from professors and/or supervisors who can speak to your interest in the program and your abilities. 
  • Certificate of Finance of at least $50,000 (Required ONLY for international applicants).
  • Passing TOEFL (550/79) or IELTS (6.5) scores (For applicants whose first language is not English). 
  • Application Fee of $50 for all graduate programs

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 616 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 616 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 332 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Maryland City

1610 - 2727 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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