University of Southern California – Online Master of Computer Science2019-06-18T21:30:19+00:00

University of Southern California – Online Master of Computer Science

Program Overview

According to the University of Southern California:

The Master of Science in Computer Science provides intensive preparation in the concepts and techniques related to the design, programming, and application of computing systems. Students are provided a deep understanding of both fundamentals and important current issues in computer science and computer engineering so that they may either obtain productive employment or pursue advanced degrees. The M.S. in Computer Science program requires the student to take a broad spectrum of courses, while simultaneously allowing for emphasis in desired areas of specialization.

At a Glance

Total credit hours 28
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
On-campus visit The program is completely online with the option to visit campus.
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete
  • Full-time: 1.5 – 2 years
  • Part-time: 2.5 – 3.5 years
Admission requirements According to the University of Southern California, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Computer Science program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, math or hard science from a regionally accredited university.
  • Applicants whose background is not in computer science may consider the MS in Computer Science (Scientists and Engineers).
  • Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average).
  • Satisfactory GRE test scores. All scores must be officially reported to the university directly by ETS.
  • Substantial background in computing constitutes a minimum requirement.