University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

College of Engineering

Master of Computer Science



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Computer Science

Format: Online

Program Description:

This option allows individuals to earn a Master of Computer Science degree from a leader in information technology entirely online with no required campus visits. All students receive the same lectures, class assignments, exams and projects as on-campus students. The degree requirements are the same as for the on-campus M.C.S. program and can be found at M.C.S. Degree Requirements. Note: #6 in the requirements does not apply to off-campus students. Off-campus students have 5 years in which to complete the program. The degree awarded is the same as the on-campus M.C.S. degree. Admissions procedures and forms can be found at Degree Admissions.


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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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