Westcliff University

Westcliff University

Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS)


18000 Studebaker Rd.


Cerritos, CA 92606

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS)

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

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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.

Westcliff University’s mission for the Master of Science in Computer Science program is to prepare students to make valuable contributions in the design, development, and production of computer science solutions in the field. Graduates from the program will have an opportunity to apply computer science concepts in the context of the attainment of organizational goals that promote and sustain competitive advantage while benefiting the field of computer science, information technology, and engineering as a whole by solving complex business problems related to contemporary industry issues.


MSCS Program Objectives: 

  • 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 that can be readily implemented.
  • Analyze and design complex front-end applications by considering operating systems and computer architectures that interoperate with back-end systems.
  • Compare and contrast data structures best suited for data management and retrieval.
  • Create and develop the ability to conduct in-depth research, independently or within the enterprise in a broad range of computer science.
  • Create, innovate, design, and improve algorithms for exceptional data processing and analysis.


WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36 credits (2 years)

Classification: Unknown

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