Computer Science Master of Science Degree Program

Computer Masters of Science

Objective and Description

The purpose of the graduate programs in Computer Science is to facilitate the student's continued professional and scholarly development. The Master of Science (M.S.) programs are designed to extend the student's knowledge and emphasize a particular area of concentration.

Areas of study include:

  1. Systems and Architecture: parallel processing, cloud computing, distributed systems, scheduling and load balancing, computer architecture, tools for parallel programming, performance evaluation, fault-tolerant computing, real-time systems, embedded systems;
  2. Intelligent Systems and Robotics: machine learning, robotics, pattern recognition, multi-agent environments, assistive technologies, human-centered computing, decision support, health informatics, bioinformatics;
  3. Software Engineering: software life cycles, agile methodologies, formal specifications, object-oriented software engineering, design methodologies, software testing, software evolution, software re-engineering, software processes;
  4. Database and Data Analysis: spatio-temporal data, data mining, big data analysis, database models and languages, indexing and hashing techniques, conceptual modeling, data security, query optimization, user interfaces, ontologies, Web search and ranking, social networks;
  5. Networking and Security: sensor networks, wireless networks, information security, secure programming, mobile and distributed computing, multimedia systems, pervasive computing, networking architectures.

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Requirements for Licensure or Certification

All discipline specific programs in the College of Engineering meet educational requirements for professional licensure or certification in all U.S. states, territories, and the District of Columbia.

Pursuing a Master's Degree in the College of Engineering

The responsibility rests with each student for knowing the rules, regulations, and filing deadlines of the Graduate School and their respective department. This page provides general information only. Requirements of the Graduate School and the academic department must be met.

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