California State University, Channel Islands

Extended University and International Programs

Master of Science in Computer Science


1 University Drive

Camarillo, CA 93012

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Computer Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) at Channel Islands (CI) offers education in cutting edge theory and practice. The program prepares students for careers in high-tech, computer and Internet-driven industries, businesses, education systems, military, and local and federal government where interdisciplinary, dynamic and innovative professionals trained in latest data analysis, security, and surveillance technologies are increasingly sought. Students are given a strong background in Computer Science and Mathematics, as well as practical skills necessary to develop industrial-grade systems as well as to conduct independent applied and theoretical research.
Admission Process

Students seeking admission are expected to have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Science, Engineering, or related fields. Candidates with undergraduate degrees from other disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis and may be conditionally accepted. The conditions will usually include taking a selection of foundation courses in Computer Science and Mathematics as prescribed by the admission committee.

The applicant is expected to have a 2.75 or higher cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA). A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is recommended, but not required. Applicants with high GPA and strong support letters can still be admitted. Three letters of reference are required.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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