Charleston Southern University

Introduction

Charleston Southern seeks to develop students with a well-rounded liberal arts education grounded in a biblical worldview. CSU offers 48 undergraduate majors and eight graduate programs. Courses are available in the classroom and online. Professional degrees are available in Nursing, Education, Science, Business, Technology, Music Therapy, Criminal Justice, Mathematics, Graphic Design and Pre-Engineering.

Faith Integration

The vision of the university is to be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. Charleston Southern University’s mission is to promote academic excellence in a Christian environment. All faculty, staff and coaches are committed to the mission and vision of the university.

Prepared Graduates

CSU prepares graduates with integrity who are critical thinkers, skillful communicators and effective collaborators positioned to perform responsible roles in society. CSU graduates are employed around the world in education, government, corporate and nonprofit organizations such as: Bank of America, Bayer, Benefitfocus, Boeing, Bosch, Disney, Dupont, FBI, General Electric, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, MeadWestvaco, SPAWAR, Texas Instruments and Wells Fargo.

NCAA Division I Athletics

Charleston Southern University is a founding member of the Big South Conference and sponsors 16 sports at the NCAA Division I Level. CSU provides student-athletes the opportunity for academic excellence, athletic success and spiritual growth.

Mission

Promoting Academic Excellence in a Christian Environment

Vision

To be a Christian university nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving

Learning 2 Corinthians 10:5 “We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” Leading Colossians 3:17 “And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Serving Ephesians 2:10 “For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

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Master of Science in Computer Science

Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Charleston + 1 more

The Master of Science in Computer Science is designed to prepare students to take on a management role in their field or to prepare for further PhD study in computer science. Our program offers a well rounded curriculum, giving students a strong foundation in a broad range of topics regardless of their focus... [+]

Master of Science in Computer Science The Master of Science in Computer Science is designed to prepare students to take on a management role in their field or to prepare for further PhD study in computer science. Our program offers a well rounded curriculum, giving students a strong foundation in a broad range of topics regardless of their focus. The small class setting at CSU offers students the opportunity to learn and build relationships with faculty and fellow students, and the courses are available in an online or hybrid format, making it easy for anyone to complete their degree, no matter their schedule. Cybersecurity Emphasis The Cybersecurity emphasis provides students the technical skills and knowledge needed to successfully protect organizational data, investigate data breaches, and develop strategies to prevent data from being compromised. Software Engineering Emphasis The Software Engineering emphasis prepares students for software engineering positions that require proficiency in specific areas of the softwaredevelopment life cycle: requirements gathering/definition, software quality assurance and software testing and maintenance. Research The MS in Computer Science program also offers master’s level students the opportunity to pursue research projects. Core Courses (18 Hours) Advanced Computer Networks Distributed Database Systems Advanced Computer Architecture Advanced Operating Systems Advanced Algorithms Software Engineering Test & Maintenance Nonthesis Oprion (15 Hours) Select 5 Electives Advanced Network Security Topics Open Source Software Engineering Data Mining Network Penetrating, Testing and Ethical Hacking Ethics, Law and Policy in Cyberspace Applied Cryptography Human-Computer Interaction Compilers Thesis Option (15 Hours) Select 3 Electives + 2 Thesis Courses Research I Research II Cybersecurity Emphasis Electives (Select 3 of 4) Network Penetrating, Testing and Ethical Hacking Ethics, Law and Policy in Cyberspace Applied Cryptography Advanced Network Security Topics Software Engineering Electives Compilers Human-Computer Interaction Open Source Software Engineering Admission Requirements Application with statement Official transcripts Two signed letters of recommendation Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related field Official GRE scores or 3.5 cumulative GPA [-]

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