​University of Minnesota – Online Master of Science in Computer Science2019-06-18T21:30:10+00:00

​University of Minnesota – Online Master of Science in Computer Science

Program Overview

According to the University of Minnesota:

The M.S. program in the Computer Science and Engineering department has three tracks a student may choose to pursue: Plan A, a thesis based degree, Plan B project based Degree and Plan C a course work only M.S. Degree. Each track has a separate set of requirements through the general structure remains the same. Early on in your career as an M.S. graduate student you will determine which track you would like to pursue and begin to take courses to fulfill requirements for your program.

At a Glance

URL https://online.umn.edu/degrees-certificates/master-science-computer-science
Total credit hours 31
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete All requirements for the Master’s degree must be completed and the degree awarded within five (5) years of matriculating into the program.
Admission requirements According to the University of Minnesota, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Computer Science program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements::

  • Demonstrated research potential and interest.
  • 4 year or equivalent undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • Prior undergraduate or graduate degree in a major with a substantial background in computer science & engineering.
  • demonstrated ability to maintain a 3.25 GPA or greater.
  • GRE scores should reflect a firm grasp of qualitative and quantitative reasoning.
  • TOEFL scores should reflect a strong command of the English language and meet the university operational standard.
  • If a student wishes to apply for a Teaching Assistantship position in the department they must have a score of 23 in speaking and 23 in the writing portions of the TOEFL or equivalent test.
  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed for admission.