University of South Florida

College of Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering - Master


Moffitt Cancer Center


Tampa, FL 33620

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.C.S - Master of Science in Computer Science; M.S.C.P - Master of Science in Computer Engineering;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida! If you are a prospective student, we have up-to-date information available on our website. The jobs outlook for graduates from our undergraduate and graduate programs is very encouraging. The Wall Street Journal ranks Software Engineer and Computer Systems Analyst as the number 2 and 3 best jobs for 2010.

Our dedicated faculty provide an excellent set of courses combined with individual attention to make the learning experience a great one. We have an excellent wireless network available, modern and useful computer labs and a great staff to help you have a great experience in CSE at USF. We offer undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Information Systems. We offer Masters degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering. We offer the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering. There is an accelerated program in which you can get your Bachelors and Masters degree in five years. For undergraduates, we offer a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, as well as the opportunity to do meaningful senior projects in conjunction with local industry. We have Teaching and Research Assistantships available for Masters and Ph.D. students that include a stipend and tuition waiver. Our faculty are caring as well as renowned for their scholarship. We have a number of IEEE Fellows, IAPR Fellows, an ACM fellow, several NSF career award winners, and several Distinguished University Professors on our faculty. The faculty does outstanding research in Computer Vision/Pattern Recognition, Biometrics, Computer Security, Distributed computing, VLSI design including low-power chips, Networks, Computer Graphics, Robotics, Databases, AI/Data Mining, Bioinformatics and more! The research leads to interesting electives for undergraduates and stimulating courses and areas of research for graduate students. We are located in the beautif


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International Student Requirements:

1. International students should apply well in advance of admission deadlines since their applications take longer to process. 2. International students must also submit a Financial Statement (this is necessary to receive an I-20) if they are not award assistantships. 3. For complete information on International student concerns related to visa status, etc., contact:

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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