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Transform your career by applying to the online program that fits your goals and interests: the Online Computer Science, M.S. or the Online Data Science, M.S.

Learn more about the application deadlines and application materials required to apply.

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Application Deadlines

Term Priority Deadline Final Deadline Start Date
Summer 2024 March 22, 2024 April 12, 2024 May 22, 2024
Term Summer 2024
Priority Deadline March 22, 2024
Final Deadline April 12, 2024
Start Date May 22, 2024

Admissions for the Online Computer Science, M.S.

General Application Materials

  • Completed application form
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • Copies of undergraduate transcripts for all schools attended. All final, official transcripts must be received prior to the start of your first semester
  • Copy of college diploma or proof of degree
  • International student requirements: English proficiency, International Transcript Course Evaluation, and GRE test scores
    • Online programs are not an approved Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP); therefore, I-20s will not be issued for online international students
    • Due to online programs not being SEVP approved, the Optional Practical Training (OPT) is not available to online international students
    • Scholarships are not available for these online programs

Admission Requirements

  • B.S. degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university in computer science, engineering, management, mathematics, information technology, liberal arts, and related areas
    • If you have a degree in engineering, an accredited program is one that is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
    • If you have completed degrees in computer science or a closely related field, an accredited program is one taken at a college that is regionally accredited, such as the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
    • If you have an international baccalaureate degree or diploma which is equivalent to three years of undergraduate study in the U.S. in computer science, engineering, or a related area, you may need to demonstrate understanding in the Foundational Knowledge Areas listed below.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.85 for full matriculation
    • If you do not satisfy this criterion, you may be admitted at the dean's discretion. Additional criteria include: scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or other diagnostic tests to assist in the evaluation of your credentials. Upon completion of nine graduate credits and satisfaction of pre-curriculum requirements, your records may be reviewed for performance evaluation and further advancement in the academic program
    • For students with an insufficient background for admission into the M.S. in Computer Science program, applicants may need to demonstrate understanding in the following Foundational Knowledge Areas:
      • Computer Programming I and II
      • Computer Organization and Architecture
      • Elements of Discrete Structures
      • Data Structures
      • Operating Systems
      • Calculus I and II
      • Linear Algebra

Admissions for the Online Data Science, M.S.

General Application Materials

  • Completed application form
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • Copies of undergraduate transcripts for all schools attended. All final, official transcripts must be received prior to the start of your first semester
  • Copy of college diploma or proof of degree
  • International student requirements: English proficiency, International Transcript Course Evaluation, and GRE test scores
    • Online programs are not an approved Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP); therefore, I-20s will not be issued for online international students
    • Due to online programs not being SEVP approved, the Optional Practical Training (OPT) is not available to online international students
    • Scholarships are not available for these online programs

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, with a GPA of 2.85 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    • Applicants who do not qualify for full matriculation and have an undergraduate GPA between 2.5 and 2.84 may be conditionally admitted at the discretion of the program director
  • No tech experience or course prerequisites required to start. Qualified students who do not have a sufficient background will be required to take two prerequisite courses in programming and statistics, before starting the core curriculum. They must also take a linear algebra course within six months of starting the program. Reach out to your admissions outreach advisor for a transcript evaluation.
  • Transfer credits: You may transfer up to six transfer credits from an accredited graduate program for appropriate courses in which a minimum grade of B was earned. Please review the Graduate Credit Transfer Policy.
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