Professional MS CS

Professional Master’s Degree Program in Computer Science

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The Professional MS in Computer Science program is designed specifically for working professionals. They will be able to advance their career with an accelerated graduate program and obtain an advanced degree while continuing their professional career. Courses in the program expose students to the latest advances in various areas such as deep learning, artificial intelligence, data science, advanced programming methodologies, software engineering, database systems, cybersecurity, IoT and smart systems, cloud computing, and healthcare informatics. The course offering format includes evenings, weekends, and online material using Canvas. The Professional MS in Computer Science has 30 graduate credits. Each course duration is 4 weeks. The students will be able to complete the program in 1 year. Only the non-thesis option is available. The program can be completed on campus or fully online.

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Only One Year to Complete

Take the next step in your career

  • Perfect for working professionals
  • Flexible format with online and on campus classes
  • GRE may be waived based on industry work experience
  • FAU ranked as one of America's Best Value Colleges by Forbes
  • Each course duration is 4 weeks

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Admission Requirements

A baccalaureate degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, information systems, information technology, or comparable field, with a GPA of at least 3.0 in the last 60 credits attempted prior to graduation.

Submission of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. The GRE requirement may be waived based on industry work experience.

Note: In response to COVID-19, GRE is waived as a requirement for admission to all graduate programs in the EECS department through Fall 2022.

International students must provide Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.

Degree Requirements

The Professional MS in Computer Science program requires a minimum of 30 credits. Students must satisfy all of the University graduate requirements. In addition, the following requirements must be met:

  1. Must have a GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or better.
  2. All courses in the degree program must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
  3. At least one-half of the credits must be at the 6000 level.

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The information sessions will provide you with an overview of our program. Please attend to learn about the Professional Master’s Degree Program in Computer Science.

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Program Fees

Total Cost: $800 per credit-hour; total cost for 30 credit-hours is $24,000.

Tuition Fees: Flexible payment plan and financial aid payment methods are available.

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