Computer Science, M.Sc. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
24 months
Duration
42324 USD/year
42324 USD/year
24962 USD/year
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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

Programme 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
  • Theory of Computation
  • Computer Architecture
  • Compiler Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

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  • International

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    24962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24962 USD per year during 24 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,003 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $1,728 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Financing

Interested in financing your studies? Find a student loan that works for you.

Financing partner MPOWER Financing Student Loans between $2,001 - $100,000
Financing partner Prodigy Finance Loans for tuition and living costs from $15,000

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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