Master of Computer Science


Program Description

Master of Computer Science

The Master of Science in Computer Science at Sofia University provides students with a broad background in software development and other core disciplines of computer science. It also gives students the opportunity to further their knowledge of foundational and applied topics. Located in Palo Alto, the heart of the Silicon Valley just minutes away from top companies such as Google, Apple, HP, and Facebook provides students with an environment rich in opportunities.

Our faculty members have worked in Fortune 500 companies and startups and received their Ph.D.s from schools such as MIT, Stanford, Carnegie Mellon University, UC Berkeley, Oxford, University of Southern California, and University of Sydney

The Program Features

  • Onsite and hybrid/online formats
  • Combinations of technological development with transpersonal values and skills for the practicing professional
  • Promotion of creativity, cultural sensitivity and mindfulness
  • Essential skills and values needed for the next generation of well-balanced leaders in the workplace
  • Small classes and close interaction with faculty
  • Faculty that are experts in their field that bring cutting-edge technology and real-world computing experience to the classroom.

Concentrations Offered

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Holistic Leadership and Management
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Software Engineering
  • Transformative Computing
  • Transformative Unmanned Aircraft System Computing

Required Course Work: 54 units

  • 10 CS courses: 4 cores and 6 electives (40 units)
  • 3 Transpersonal Studies courses (9 units)
  • Capstone or Thesis Project (5 units)

In addition to contemporary coursework in their disciplines, students can expect to take courses in transpersonal psychology, a full- spectrum psychology that encompasses a continuum of human experience and behavior including the spiritual and transcendent aspects of the human experience. Some examples of courses are “Theories of Personality and Personal Growth”, “Spiritual and Cultural Values in Today’s Professional Environment” and “Mind and Body Interaction in High-Stress Work Environments.”

Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

Sofia University has built itself on a foundation of transformative, transpersonal education since 1975.

Sofia University has built itself on a foundation of transformative, transpersonal education since 1975. Read less