Computer Science

California State University Long Beach

6600 USD/year
6600 USD/year
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The mission of the graduate program in Computer Science at California State University Long Beach is to provide a high-quality educational experience and the technical specialization required to become successful leaders in industry. The program also prepares the students to pursue advanced degrees if they so desire.


The Computer Science graduate program at California State University Long Beach involves advanced courses in analysis and design in computer software and hardware. The students may choose to do a thesis or take a comprehensive examination as the culmination of their program.

Career Possibilities:

  • Computer Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Embedded Programmer
  • Web Application Developer
  • Applications Programmer
  • App Developer
  • .Net Developer
  • Network Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Artificial Intelligence Analyst
  • Systems Administrator
  • Database Administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Theory of Computation
  • Database Architecture
  •  Advanced Topics in Programming Languages
  •  Advanced Operating Systems 
  • Advanced Analysis of Algorithms
  •  Search Engine Technology 
  •  Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Memory Design and Implementation 
  • Requirements Engineering 
  • Advanced Software Engineering 
  • Software Testing and Verification
  •  Software Architecture 

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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.

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

To be considered for admission the graduate applicant must have earned a bachelor's degree in computer engineering, computer science or sufficient background in computer engineering or computer science from a college or university with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 in the last 60 semester or 90 quarter upper division major units attempted.

Tuition Fee

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    6600 USD/year
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  • National

    6600 USD/year
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