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Computer Science

California State University Long Beach

12 months
7176 USD/year
7176 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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.

If you are not a resident of California , you must add $396.00 for each unit of credit you take.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 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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