Master of Science in Computer Science

Program Format
On-Ground|Online|
Curriculum
Application Deadlines
December 15, 2019 (Domestic) | Beginning February 3, 2020
December 7, 2019 (International) | Beginning February 3, 2020

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT STUDY PERMITS

We recommend students looking to pursue a Study Permit apply 3 months minimum in advance of the program start date.

Learn more about Study Permit application on the OGS website.

Learn more about Study Permit application on the OGS website.
Credits Required for Graduation
32 semester hours

Overview

The Master of Science in Computer Science degree, as part of Northeastern’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences, is designed for experienced professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and expand their technology leadership responsibilities in all industries and organizations around the world from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises. 

The program combines both computing and important application domains—enabling you to increase your broad-based knowledge in the field while focusing on one of three featured specializations: software engineering, artificial intelligence or human-computer interaction.

Program Objectives

  • Exhibit proficiency in the design, implementation and testing of software
  • Demonstrate skills and experience working in small teams
  • Apply algorithmic and theoretical computer-science principles to solve computing problems from a variety of application areas
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn and develop competencies in specialized or emerging computer science fields

This program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training effective July 7, 2019 having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the minister. Nevertheless, prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (for example, acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).


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