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​University of Michigan-Flint – Online Master of Computer Science and Information Systems2018-09-27T17:56:41+00:00

​University of Michigan-Flint – Online Master of Computer Science and Information Systems

Program Overview

According to the University of Michigan-Flint:

The mission of the Computer Science and Information Systems (MS) program is to provide a solid understanding of the principles of computers and computing, not only in the context of problem solving, but also in technical support, education and training, and software/hardware management. Given a real world problem, the student should be able to understand the problem, analyze it, design a solution, and implement it on a computer with the tools available.

At a Glance

URL https://www.umflint.edu/oel/online-program-master-science-computer-science
Total credit hours 30
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Concentrations Computer Science: The goal of the Computer Science concentration is to provide students with a thorough understanding of the theory and applications of traditional computer science. This concentration of the Computer Science and Information Systems program can be completed entirely on-line. Students will be limited to a maximum of 9 credit hours each semester.

Information Systems: The goal of the Information Systems concentration is to provide students with a blend of computer science theory and business theory and applications. Some courses in this concentration are taken through the School of Management, which offers courses completely on-campus or in a “mixed-mode” format, which are on-line courses with on-campus residencies at UM-Flint on a Friday and Saturday every 6 weeks throughout the semester. Additionally, distance learners have the option to take the minimum required 6 credit hours of Information Systems courses through another university and transfer those credits into the program with departmental approval to facilitate fully on-line learning. Students will be limited to a maximum of 9 credit hours each semester among all of these course designations.

Admission requirements According to the University of Michigan-Flint, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Computer Science program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution. Candidates with undergraduate degrees in these fields will be required to complete courses from the prerequisite list if they have not taken the equivalent courses in their undergraduate programs. Candidates with other undergraduate degrees are referred to the Fast Track description.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale.
  • Written statement indicating personal goals for graduate study.