The M.S. in computer science program provides students with the background necessary to stay current with developments in this ever-changing field. Students gain the ability to apply computer science problem-solving methodologies to research and industry-related problems and acquire the tools and knowledge necessary to take a leadership role in contributing to a highly technological society. The M.S. in computer science also prepares students for advanced graduate work in the discipline.
Concentrations are available in cutting-edge areas such as web and database technologies, software engineering, graphics and visualization,and information sciences. Students work closely with distinguished faculty who are experts in their field and take the utmost care to assess individual needs of the student when providing academic and professional advising. Internships and independent research are encouraged in order to foster professional growth and academic exploration.
Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in research and development, computer software development, computer security, state-of-the-art graphics and animation technologies, Internet companies, e-commerce and web development. Many students also elect to enter doctoral programs. M.S. in computer science graduates contribute as visionaries to an ever-changing industry that is an integral part of contemporary society.