Lewis University

Computer Science, M.S. - Game and Simulation Programming


One University Parkway

Romeoville, IL 60446

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Computer Science, M.S. - Game and Simulation Programming

Format: Online

Program Description:

Online Master of Science in Computer Science

Are you ready to push the boundaries of computer science? Create future-shaping innovations with Lewis University's online MS in Computer Science. Through hands-on coursework, you will learn advanced computing while honing your problem-solving, analytical and creative abilities. Gain highly valued tech knowledge and skills in this rapidly growing field, and get ready to shape tomorrow's technology in dramatic ways.

Game and Simulation Programming Concentration: This concentration teaches you how to write computer games and simulations by mastering advanced concepts, tools and collaboration software. Students will explore topics including video game programming, software architecture and design, and computer graphics.

    100% online format
    Complete in as little as 1 year*

Why Choose Lewis University?

  • Outcomes-based learning that allows you to gain in-depth knowledge and experience in developing enterprise-scale applications, database systems, security solutions and artificial intelligence.
  • Personalized, flexible education that fits your career goals, with the option to choose a targeted concentration area.
  • Capstone thesis or project that results in a publication-worthy document or a computer systems project sponsored by an external organization. Your work will combine theory and practice and demonstrate to employers your abilities as an innovator and problem-solver.
  • Experienced faculty who have tremendous industry experience and who share their passion for computer science and the latest learning in a fast-changing field.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Applicants without undergraduate coursework in data science or a related field may have to take additional coursework
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 may be admitted on a conditional basis
  • International students have a TOEFL test score greater than 550 (computer-based 213; Internet-based 79)

*Depending on previous academic preparation, applicants may need to take up to 18 additional credit hours in Foundations courses for a total of 51 credit hours and potentially two additional semesters.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans are available for those who qualify. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Lewis University FAFSA School Code: 001707.

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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