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Old Dominion University – Online Master of Science in Computer Science2019-06-18T21:29:33+00:00

Old Dominion University – Online Master of Science in Computer Science

Program Overview

According to Old Dominion University:

“Expand your knowledge in the demanding field of computer science. ODU’s Computer Science Department supports in-depth study at the graduate level in areas such as bioinformatics, data mining, digital libraries, high performance computing, networking, cyber security, software engineering, and computational foundations.”

At a Glance

URL https://online.odu.edu/programs/computer-science-ms-degree-online
Total credit hours 31-34 credit hours
Availability Full-time/part-time
Format This program has three options:

  1. Courses-only: 34 credit hours minimum, including a 1-credit-hour colloquium. The final comprehensive exam includes a written report and an oral exam.
  2. Project: 34 credit hours minimum, including a 1-credit-hour colloquium and 3-credit-hour Masters Project. The final comprehensive exam consists of a written project report and oral presentation of the results.
  3. Thesis: 31 credit hours minimum, including a 1-credit-hour colloquium and 6-credit-hour Masters Thesis. The final comprehensive exam consists of an oral thesis defense and thesis document.
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Admission requirements According to Old Dominion University, “to apply for this computer science MS degree online, you should have a strong background in the C or C++ programming language, Data Structures, Computer Organization, Operating Systems, and Theoretical Computer Science. Because many of the Computer Science courses involve the use of mathematics, you are also expected to have a good background in Calculus, Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, and Probability & Statistics.”