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Coursework Requirements for Completing the Master of Science in Computer Science

Completing the Master of Science in CS degree program requires:

  1. A minimum of 32 credit hours, approved by an advisor.
  2. One course taken in each of the core areas of Systems and Programming and two courses in the core area of Theory.
  3. A GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 in the program of study.

Students in the MSCS program must file a Program of Study (Form #401) before completing 9 credits of graduate study. The program of study must adhere to the following restrictions:

  • At least 20 of the required credit hours must be in 500-level courses in Computer Science (courses labeled "CS").
  • For the remaining hours:
  • CSP (CS Professional) courses, CS 401, 402, 403, and Interprofessional Projects (IPROs) cannot be included.
  • There is a 12 semester time limit for completing the requirements.
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