The master's program in computer science offers two tracks, both of which require 30 hours of master's degree qualified graduate coursework, either of which may be done with or without a thesis. The two tracks are:
1: Software Engineering
2: Traditional / Theoretical
Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees:
The department offers a very limited number of graduate assistantships which provide both a stipend and a tuition waiver. GRE scores and GPAs are both used when selecting students for assistatnships. In addition, assistantships are available from other units on campus who seek students with computer skills. For a list of currently available assistantships, visit Cardinal Career Link. Note, that more assistantships in other units are likely to become available around the time the Fall semester starts.
Students with Limited Computer Science Backgrounds
Students with a limited undergraduate computer science background will be required to take directed courses in which an average grade of at least B is earned. No credit towards a degree will be granted for these courses.
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