Illinois Institute of Technology

Distance Education

Computer Science


Chicago, IL 60661

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Computer Networking and Telecommunications; Graduate Certificate in Information Systems; Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science; Master of Computer Science (Professional Master's); Master of Computer Science (General); Master of Computer Science with specialization in Computer Networking & Telecommunications; Master of Computer Science with specialization in Information Systems; Master of Computer Science with specialization in Software Engineering; Master of Science in Computer Science / Master of Chemical Engineering; Master of Telecommunications and Software Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

The study of computer science is the inquiry into the nature of computation and its use in solving problems in an information-based society. Computer science is an evolving discipline, but it has a well-defined core of knowledge and a set of characteristic methodologies. The methods and skills required of the computer scientist include formalization and abstraction, algorithm design, programming, organization of unstructured knowledge, modeling, language development, and software system architecture and design. The graduate program in computer science at IIT stresses high achievement in both fundamental knowledge and practical problem solving. It offers the student a solid background in the core areas and exposure to cutting-edge computer technologies.


Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

Minimum TOEFL score: 550/213/80

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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