Master of Science in Computer Science

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What is MSCS?

The Master of Science Computer Science (MSCS) program is designed to advance the professional careers of technologists in the field of computing. It presents a modern curriculum that challenges students to apply principles of design, critical and
algorithmic thinking, innovation, management, and problem solving to the field of computer science.


It prepares students to move into advanced careers in computer science and software by providing the necessary advanced skills and knowledge in computer systems, software, and telecommunications to effectively implement computerization processes across several industries including healthcare, manufacturing, research and development, education, finance, and other fields which require advanced computerization to remain competitive in the global economy.

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Learning Outcomes
  • Create software requirements and specifications, in the design and development of complex software systems

  • Evaluate computer systems and improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness by incorporating value computing methodologies

  • Analyze, design, and develop database structures and solutions than can be readily implemented

  • Design complex front-end applications by considering operating systems that inter-operate with back-end systems

  • Able to conduct in-depth research, within the enterprise in a broad range of  computer science

Job Opportunities
  • Chief Information Officer

  • Software Engineer

  • Computer Network Architect

  • Computer Systems Engineer

  • Enterprise Applications Programmer

  • Network System Administrator

  • Web & Internet Applications Developer

Required Courses
  • MSCS 600 Software Quality Metrics

  • MSCS 601 Principles of Data Management

  • MSCS 602 Modern Operating Systems

  • MSCS 603 Computer Systems Architecture

  • MSCS 604 Software Engineering Concepts

  • MSCS 605 Java Web Applications

  • MSCS 606 Web Services Development & XML

  • MSCS 610 .NET Programming

  • MSCS 612 Software Test Automation & Tools

  • MSCS 624 Telecommunications & Networking

  • MSCS 690 Big Data Analytics

  • MSCS 693 Applied Computer Science Capstone Project

Total 36 credit hours​

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