Computer Science

Master of Science in Computer Science (GT60)

Computer Science

Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, 3101A, 304.696.4664

http://www.marshall.edu/cite/home/academic/divisions/computer-science-program/mscs/

Division Chair

Dr. Wook-Sung Yoo Weisberg Applied Engineering Complex, 3101A 304.696.5452 yoow@marshall.edu 

AREAS OF EMPHASIS OFFERED:

None. 

CERTIFICATES:

None. 

CURRICULUM:

30 credit hours with thesis or comprehensive project course

NORMAL TIME TO COMPLETE FOR FULL-TIME STUDENT:

2 years. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

A master’s degree in Computer Science provides focused and state-of-the-art technical expertise and other skills needed for building modern software systems. Big Data applications, machine learning, mobile and location based services, and protecting digital assets from online espionage necessitate advanced computing knowledge and skills. Whether you want to build a financially rewarding career, kindle your entrepreneurial spirit through a startup, or simply want to make the world a better place to live and work, a master’s degree in computer science is a definite path. Marshall University Master of Science in Computer Science degree prepares students

  • for high tech careers in software industry.
  • to subsequently pursue doctoral degree in Computer Science.
  • to participate in internship programs with various organizations within and outside the state. Almost all our students find jobs after graduation.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

The Computer Science Program is committed to our alumni who, within a few years of their graduation, are expected to:

  • be employed in fields of Computer Science
  • engage in life-long learning and professional development through self-study, continuing education or graduate and professional studies
  • become effective communicators, collaborators and innovators.
  • practice professional ethics with social responsibility addressing social, technical and business challenges.

JOBS RELATED TO THIS PROGRAM:

For more information, please refer to the O*NET website supported by the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • 15-1131.00             Computer Programmers
  • 15-1132.00             Software Developers
  • 15-1141.00             Database Administrators
  • 15-1111.00             Computer and Information Research Scientists
  • 15-1134.00             Web Developers
  • 27-2012.03             Program Directors

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ADMISSION: 

Fall enrollment: August 1; Spring enrollment: December 1; Summer enrollment: May 1

GRE OR OTHER TEST REQUIRED:

None

PROGRAM LOCATION

Huntington