M.S. in Computer Science

The MS in Computer Science provides a strong graduate-level foundation in Computer Science with five required core classes, and provides opportunity to explore diverse areas of application through the selection of elective courses.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Career Guide to Industries, "the computer systems design and related services industry is expected to experience rapid growth, adding 489,000 jobs between 2006 and 2016. Professional and related workers will enjoy the best job prospects, reflecting continuing demand for higher level skills needed to keep up with changes in technology."

Occupations that are expected to grow rapidly include network systems and data communications analysts, software engineers, computer systems analysts, and network and computer systems administrators. Information on particular occupations may be found in the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Graduates of this program can look forward to a stimulating variety of career opportunities, as employment prospects for trained computer scientists are expected to remain very high.


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