University of West Florida

College of Science, Engineering & Health

Master of Science in Computer Science


11000 University Pkwy

Pensacola, FL 32514

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.-Computer Science, specialization: Computer Science; Database Systems; and Software Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

University of West Florida’s innovative M.S. in computer science online degree program provides you with the skills to stay competitive in the industry and be a technical leader in your organization. Blending foundational skills with modern topics in computer science and technology, you’ll explore advanced topics in algorithmic programming, parallel computing, systems and networks, artificial intelligence and data analytics.

Featuring small class sizes, our online CS degree offers the opportunity to interact and experience individualized attention with research faculty. The program’s online format gives you the flexibility to study at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.

Through an innovative curriculum, you will study topics such as:
•    Algorithmic programming, software development and research of computational methods
•    Parallel programming and cloud and high performance computing
•    Machine learning for decision support
•    Efficient data processing and mining of large data sets in a Hadoop cluster computing environment
•    Agile and continuous software engineering for modern software development, integration and delivery

Candidates for This Program Include:
•    Students with an undergraduate degree in computer science, information technology or another closely related area
•    Current computer science professionals who want to advance their career in the field
•    Those seeking a deeper understanding of the field and its advanced skills

Learning Outcomes
•    Demonstrate competence in solving complex computational problems
•    Extract knowledge from large data sets for decision support
•    Harness the power of advanced computing architecture


The University of West Florida is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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