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​Colorado State University – Online Master of Science in Computer Science2018-09-27T17:07:38+00:00

​Colorado State University – Online Master of Science in Computer Science

Program Overview

According to Colorado State University:

Through Colorado State University’s online computer science master’s program, you will learn from faculty with extensive research and development experience to gain in-depth knowledge in the following areas: 1) Networking and security, 2) Parallel computing, 3)Software engineering, 4)Artificial intelligence and machine learning, 5)Systems software and 6)Database systems. Colorado State University’s Department of Computer Science maintains close connections to the computer industry, allowing them to keep abreast of current industry practices. The online computer science master’s program provides a professional-level understanding of advanced topics in computer science.

At a Glance

Total credit hours 35
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete Can be completed in two (2) years
Admission requirements According to Colorado State University, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Computer Science program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree equivalent to a 4-year degree from a United States regionally accredited institution.
  • Students entering the master’s program are expected to be fluent in an object-oriented language (e.g., Java or C++). This preparation consists in possessing at least the following:
    • An understanding of computer organization/architecture, data structures and algorithms, program/software design methodology, theoretical foundations, and operating systems design concepts.
    • A working knowledge of calculus, linear algebra, introductory probability, applied statistics, and discrete structures.
    • An overall GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0, and a GPA of at least 3.2 in computer science and mathematics course work.
  • GRE test scores are required for international applicants only.
  • A 3.0 GPA on all undergraduate coursework and a GPA of at least 3.2 in Computer Science and Mathematics coursework.