Computer Science
College of Computer and Information Science

Computer Science Overview

Program Name Master of Science in Computer Science
College Name College of Computer and Information Science
Entry Terms Fall: September 9, 2015
Spring: January 11, 2016
Credits Required for Graduation 32 Semester Hours
Tuition 2015-2016 Tuition
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Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Computer Science is designed for experienced professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and expand their technology leadership responsibilities in organizations that design, develop, market, or utilize computing systems.

The program combines both computing and important application domains—enabling you to increase your broad-based knowledge in the field while focusing on one curricular concentration selected from a range of options including artificial intelligence, programming languages, software engineering, database management, networks and security.

Program Objectives
  • Exhibit proficiency in the design and maintenance of large application software
  • Develop the ability to maintain network infrastructure
  • Build familiarity with basic algorithms and theoretical computer science principles
  • Demonstrate ability in advanced programming and software design materials
ALIGN Master’s Degree Program

Interested in our Computer Science Program but think your background might not be a match? Consider our ALIGN program. Created specifically to prepare bachelor’s degree holders for high-demand industries, regardless of their experience or undergraduate major, ALIGN offers custom curricula and includes the benefits of our co-op experience and Northeastern’s global network. To learn more about our ALIGN program offerings and campus locations, visit our ALIGN website.

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