The master’s program in Computer Science is an advanced degree designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to hold professional positions oriented toward software design. Graduates with this degree would be able to seek employment in research organizations, computer centers, or computer manufacturing. This program also prepares students for further education in computer science. Graduates can pursue the Ph.D. degree if they desire to teach at the college or university level or carry out academic or industrial research.
Bridge Program in Computer Science (Non-Degree Program)
The Bridge Program in Computer Science prepares students for graduate work in the Master of Science program. The main goal of this program is to provide non-computer science students
with the necessary background to pursue a master’s degree in Computer Science. A secondary
goal is to provide formal training for people in various technical disciplines who need significant
background in computing. The Bridge program consists of comprehensive courses at the 500-
level that provide the equivalent of the core undergraduate computer science curriculum. This
“core” set of courses is listed in the curriculum for the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board
(CSAB) which sets the standards for undergraduate curricula.
The computer science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
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Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Midsize City
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