Master of Science Programs in Computer Science

Compare 331 Master of Science Programs in Computer Science

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Master of Science programs offer significant advantages to students who successfully complete their requirements. Like other master programs, they allow students to build upon prior knowledge and focus their education on specific areas that are of great interest to them. Those with a love of computer science, for example, can pursue a Master of Science in that field to make them more desirable candidates for competitive career opportunities.

What is an MSc in Computer Science? These degrees allow students to increase their knowledge and understanding of computers and their systems, to prepare them for advanced positions in the workforce. Many programs are module based, and students engage in intensive training through lectures, supervised research, and small peer-led training. Coursework often includes software engineering, system development, natural computation, mathematical foundations, and artificial intelligence. Typical programs require students to have earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science, and can be completed in one to three years, depending on full, half, or partial enrollment capabilities.

Students who successfully complete an advanced computer science program often have an increased ability to think critically, rapidly and efficiently solve problems, and develop software.

While the cost of each program can vary depending on the institution and its location, programs are available throughout the world and are readily accessible to many. Prospective students are encouraged to research each degree program and institution prior to enrollment.

The demand for individuals with graduate-level degrees in computer science increases every day. Students can find rewarding careers with local and federal governments, software development companies, and information technology companies. Many students find great success as entrepreneurs in these fields, while others explore further education in a related doctoral program.

International options for computer science programs are numerous. Many programs offer online courses, so busy individuals from all areas of the world can work towards a degree as long as they have an internet connection. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Online MSc in Computer Science

University of Bath Online
Online Part time 3 years April 2019 United Kingdom Bath

Join one of the fastest growing industries in the UK, with an Online MSc in Computer Science, from the University of Bath. By 2022 more than 500,000 people will be needed to fill positions in the three highest skilled groups in the digital arena. The University of Bath recognises the importance of developing elite computer science professionals, and this course offers you the chance to upgrade your know-how and switch up your career, no matter if you want to be a software developer or a technical analyst. [+]

Join one of the fastest growing industries in the UK, with an online MSc in Computer Science, from the University of Bath. By 2022 more than 500,000 people will be needed to fill positions in the three highest skilled groups in the digital arena. The University of Bath recognises the importance of developing elite computer science professionals, and this course offers you the chance to upgrade your know-how and switch up your career, no matter if you want to be a software developer or a technical analyst.

World-leading academics

The University of Bath provides working professionals, or those with no previous experience, with trailblazing, practice-based teaching, aimed to inspire you and make you ready for a career in computer science. Throughout studying the online computer science degree you’ll be taught by inspirational research academics, whose work leads the way in AI, Human-Computer Interaction and cybersecurity. It’s because of this that many of the on-campus graduates have secured positions with huge companies such as Electronic Arts, Nokia and KPMG, and you can follow in their footsteps.... [-]


MS in Computer Science

Rivier University
Online Campus Full time September 2019 USA Nashua

The Master of Science in Computer Science prepares you for a successful career in one of the economy’s fastest-growing industries. Rivier's program combines theory with significant practical experience, giving our graduates an edge in meeting the demands of the high-tech workplace. [+]

Prepare to be a leader in today's high-tech world.

The Master of Science in Computer Science prepares you for a successful career in one of the economy’s fastest-growing industries. Rivier's program combines theory with significant practical experience, giving our graduates an edge in meeting the demands of the high-tech workplace.Our faculty members are professionals working in global corporations, computing research laboratories, and technology industries; their research and work experience keeps them current with industry trends and emerging technologies. Classes are offered in face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats, using Learn Linc™ software for synchronized web browsing, application sharing, and more.... [-]


MSc Computing and Technology

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time September 2019 United Kingdom London

If you are looking for a hands-on, practical Masters degree, then look no further than our MSc Computing and Technology. [+]

Start dates: September, January, May

Tuition fees (2018/19): UK/EU: £7,995 International: £14,000

The MSc Computing and Technology programme is designed specifically to enable you to update, extend and deepen your knowledge in computing and IT and wider digital leadership and technology subjects, in order to enhance and accelerate your career opportunities. By completing the MSc in Computing and Technology you will be able to demonstrate capabilities in the areas of the Computing and Digital Technology subject discipline.

This Masters programme has been designed in consultation with partners from industry to ensure you learn up-to-date computing knowledge required by employers across the industry. Graduates from the programme will be equipped to work in a variety of careers in the IT industry or to progress to academic or research-orientated careers.... [-]


MSc in in Data Science

Norwegian University of Life Sciences NMBU
Campus Full time 2 years August 2020 Norway As

Do you want to solve the challenges of the future using Big Data? In our master program in Data Science you will learn how to combine informatics, mathematics and statistics with data analysis to deal with Big Data challenges. [+]

Do you want to solve the challenges of the future using Big Data? In our master program in Data Science, you will learn how to combine informatics, mathematics, and statistics with data analysis to deal with Big Data challenges.

What can you use this qualification for? Being an expert in the field of Data Science makes you highly attractive for the future labor market. Big Data challenges are present in all modern societies, all industrial sectors, and research and are expected to grow rapidly in future. Experts for ‘making sense’ out of this data are urgently needed in labor markets such as the communication sector, the energy sector, economy, precision agriculture, the construction sector, in research and the medical sector. What will you learn? ... [-]

MS in Data Analytics and Visualization

Yeshiva University
Online Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 USA New York + 2 more

Designed for highly motivated individuals interested in building their quantitative, design, and business skills, the Katz School's MS in Data Analytics and Visualization in New York City focuses on data management, modeling, interpretation, and reporting, as well as algorithm development and data science. [+]

Modern businesses need skilled experts to sift through and interpret mass amounts of data in order to inform strategy and help guide decisions. Designed for highly motivated individuals interested in building their quantitative, design, and business skills, the Katz School's MS in Data Analytics and Visualization focuses on data management, modeling, interpretation, and reporting, as well as algorithm development and data science.

You can complete your degree in as little as one year on a full-time schedule or at your own pace part time — either on campus or online. Through project-based coursework, you will gain the experience and insights to effectively interpret and leverage data. You will build an impressive portfolio of projects that will demonstrate the equivalent of five years of work experience in the short time it takes to earn your degree.... [-]


MSc Enterprise Architecture Management (CMI)

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 18 - 60 months April 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

The programme will equip you with the strategic skills to align IT and organisational goals. You will focus on how to streamline business process, functions and workflows and how to manage stakeholder engagement when designing and deploying architecture solutions. [+]

The programme will equip you with the strategic skills to align IT and organisational goals. You will focus on how to streamline business process, functions and workflows and how to manage stakeholder engagement when designing and deploying architecture solutions. You will also gain the skills and resources to stay up to date with technological trends and developments and to incorporate these developments into your role.

Course Requirements

A bachelor's degree or diploma equivalent to a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2). If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above... [-]


MSc Professional Software Development

Ulster University, London & Birmingham Campuses
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom London

This Master's programme has been designed as a conversion course for students who wish to progress their existing degree to gain expert knowledge of software development and wish to enter the software industry. [+]

MSc Professional Software Development

Level of study: Master's

Tuition fees 2018/19:

UK/EU – £5,150 International – £11,500

Entry requirements: A 2:2 (second class) honours degree, or equivalent, with a maximum of 50% computing content.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5, or equivalent.

Mode of study: Full-time classroom

Duration: 1 year

Assessment method: Coursework and exams

Student finance: Available

Locations: London

Start dates: September

About this course

The MSc Professional Software Development is a conversion course designed for highly motivated graduates with a good honours degree in any discipline, with no more than 50% computing content. This course is targeted at those graduates who are interested in advancing their existing degree to gain expert knowledge of software development and those who wish to enter the software industry.... [-]


Master of Science in Computer Science

Felician University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 months September 2019 USA Rutherford + 1 more

Acquire the fundamental knowledge and best practice methodologies to position yourself for success in high-level IT administration and software engineering. MSCS graduates are well prepared for positions around the industry, including positions in government agencies, technology companies, and research institutions. [+]

Credits: 30-credit program (full or part-time) Program Length: 18 months Start Dates: Rolling Admissions Instructional Method: Hybrid (face-to-face classes with an online component), as well as some offerings online.

Acquire the fundamental knowledge and best practice methodologies to position yourself for success in high-level IT administration and software engineering. MSCS graduates are well prepared for positions around the industry, including positions in government agencies, technology companies, and research institutions.

You will learn from expert faculty who are involved in developing applications and research in the field. The MSCS program fills a persistent need for system analysts, web and mobile application developers and big data specialists.... [-]


MSc in Computing (Data Analytics)

Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 Saudi Arabia Riyadh

This program opens up opportunities for students who envision to shine in their career prospect in data analytics in acquiring in-depth skills and knowledge to analyze, process, transform and visualize data into valuable information. [+]

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Big Data technology and services market represents a fast-growing multibillion-dollar worldwide opportunity. A recent International Data Cooperation (IDC) forecast shows that the Big Data technology and services market will grow at a 26.4% compound annual growth rate to $41.5 billion through 2018, or about six times the growth rate of the overall information technology market. Additionally, by 2020 IDC believes that “line of business buyers will help drive analytics beyond its historical sweet spot of relational (performance management) to the double-digit growth rates of real-time intelligence and exploration/discovery of the unstructured worlds”. The value of data science skills, and resulting demand for skilled practitioners, is a well-known challenge within the emerging big data analytics industry.... [-]


Master of Sciences in Engineering - Applied Image and Signal Processing

Fachhochschule Salzburg University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Austria Salzburg

Image and signal processing affect our daily lives in an ever-increasing way. Participate in designing this fascinating technology and shape IT's future function in business and society. [+]

Master of Sciences in Engineering - Applied Image and Signal Processing

Imagine the possibilities

Image and signal processing affect our daily lives in an ever-increasing way. Participate in designing this fascinating technology and shape ITs future function in business and society.

Today's networked image and signal generating devices provide a historically unmatched volume of raw data for automated decision making and control systems.

The expectations are high: how can we design new tools and software in order to best distill useful information. A lot of interesting research and development projects in the private and the public sectors are calling for your expertise. Alternatively, this degree will open career tracks in Universities and research centers.... [-]


MSc in Finance, Technology and Policy

University of Edinburgh Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh

The operation of financial markets and the delivery of financial services impact a variety of real-world issues including job creation and credit approval. Our vocationally minded new MSc in Finance, Technology and Policy, the first of its kind in the world, addresses the knowledge gap created by the pace of technological transformation in financial services and markets. [+]

The operation of financial markets and the delivery of financial services impact a variety of real-world issues including job creation and credit approval. Our vocationally minded new MSc in Finance, Technology and Policy, the first of its kind in the world, addresses the knowledge gap created by the pace of technological transformation in financial services and markets.

Learning Outcomes

This Master’s degree sits at the intersection of the three most important drivers of a modern economy – financial services and markets, technology, and policy.

As well as delivering a solid understanding of key theoretical finance and economic concepts, this MSc encourages potential future leaders to analyze and challenge the accepted financial setup.... [-]


Online M.S. in Computer Science

University of Illinois Springfield
Online Full time Part time June 2019 USA USA Online

Computer science is still the most revolutionary science or engineering field of the last forty years and the next fifty. Computer scientists are distinguished by the higher level of theoretical expertise and innovation they apply to complex problems and the creation or application of new technology. [+]

Master of Science

Computer science is still the most revolutionary science or engineering field of the last forty years and the next fifty. Computer scientists are distinguished by the higher level of theoretical expertise and innovation they apply to complex problems and the creation or application of new technology.

The online computer science degree program at the University of Illinois Springfield provides a strong foundation in computer science. Students have access to an outstanding variety of computing systems. The master’s degree programs are oriented toward software and are most appropriate for students interested in the design, analysis, and implementation of software programs.... [-]


Master of Science in Computer Engineering

Syracuse University College of Engineering and Computer Science
Online Full time September 2019 USA Syracuse

Syracuse University's College of Engineering and Computer Science offers an online M.S. in Computer Engineering teaching students to create groundbreaking hardware and software solutions. [+]

Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science offers a Master of Science in Computer Engineering program delivered online. The program teaches students to create groundbreaking hardware and software solutions for new and emerging systems while developing the expertise to solve challenging technical problems in this ever-changing industry. The M.S. in Computer Engineering program focuses on key subjects that are crucial to understanding and advancing new and emerging systems. You will learn to drive innovation and solve the most difficult computer engineering challenges with advanced knowledge of key topics including security and assurance, network systems, computer architecture, and advanced programming.... [-]


MSc in Information Technologies - Track in Architecture and Engineering for the Internet of Things (AEIOT)

IMT Atlantique
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 France Brest

This MSc program is aimed at future experts for the design and engineering of networks with a wide field of applications and a focus on IoT. The class requires a good level in programming in different languages (C++, python, javascript) to design IoT devices and connect them to specifically designed networks (Sigfox, LoRAWAN, 5G, etc.). This helps to understand the constrained nature of IoT devices. This course also allows understanding of how measurements can be transformed into valuable information that can be exploited by applications or cloud computing. [+]

This MSc program is aimed at future experts for the design and engineering of networks with a wide field of applications and a focus on IoT. The class requires a good level in programming in different languages (C++, python, javascript) to design IoT devices and connect them to specifically designed networks (Sigfox, LoRAWAN, 5G, etc.). This helps to understand the constrained nature of IoT devices. This course also allows understanding of how measurements can be transformed into valuable information that can be exploited by applications or cloud computing.

This master program also offers a gateway to PhD studies.

The Master of Science in IT - specialization in Architecture and Engineering for the Internet of Things lasts 2 years referred to as M1 and M2. Both M1 and M2 are organized on our Brest campus. This master is accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and fully complies with the EHEA system.... [-]


Master of Science in Applied Computer Science

Turner College - Columbus State University
Online Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 semesters June 2019 USA Columbus + 2 more

The TSYS School of Computer Science offers the Master of Science in Applied Computer Science, with four concentrations: Cybersecurity, Modeling and Simulation, Software Development, and Traditional. [+]

The TSYS School of Computer Science offers the Master of Science in Applied Computer Science, with four concentrations: Cybersecurity, Modeling and Simulation, Software Development, and Traditional.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates typically take jobs as:

Software Engineers/Architects, Computer Programmers/Software Developers, Web Developers, Game & Simulation Programmers, Modeling and Simulation Developers, Computer and Network Security Specialists, Network Managers, Information Security Professionals, Information Security Officers. Admission Requirements

Requirements for all applicants for admission into the program for the Master of Science in Applied Computer Science include the following:... [-]