Program Requirements

The MSCS degree requires completion of  30-33 units as described in (I) through (II) below. No more than 6 units of acceptable post-baccalaureate course work completed prior to entrance into classified standing may be included in the master’s degree program.

(I) Breadth Requirement (9 units)

Select one course each from three of the following five areas of study.

(II) Choose one of the following two options:

Option 1: Thesis/Project Option

With the approval of the CS advisor, choose 18 units of 4000/5000 level courses with a minimum of 9 units from 5000 level courses.

Option 2: Comprehensive Option

With the approval of the CS advisor, choose 24 units of 4000/5000 level courses with a minimum of 12 units from 5000 level courses.