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Computer Science

University of Pittsburgh

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
39898 USD/year
39898 USD/year
23530 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MS degree program in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh provides students with a deeper exploration of the theory and practice of computer science, preparing them for careers in industry. 

Overview

The MS degree in Computer Science program at the University of Pittsburgh requires 30 credits of formal coursework, including either a thesis or project.  The MS Thesis option allows students with an interest in computer science research to complete 24 credits of coursework plus six credits of faculty-supervised research, and concludes with the defense of a written thesis presenting the results of their original research.  

The project option allows students to pursue applications of their coursework within the context of a faculty-supervised project; this option requires the completion of 27 credits of coursework plus three credits of work on a faculty-supervised project.  In either case, the MS in Computer Science in typically earned over a period of two academic years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Theory of Computation
  • Algorithm Design
  • Introduction to Theory of Computation
  • Computer Architecture
  • Compiler Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
90
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications for graduate study must be completed and submitted entirely online.
  • We do not need official transcripts unless you are admitted.
  • Your application will be available for review by the department once all the evaluator’s letters are submitted and all the transcripts are uploaded.
  • We do require the GRE general exam although we do not have a minimum score requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    39898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    23530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23530 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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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