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Computer Science

Computer Science

Graduates from the Master of Science in Computer Science program will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to successfully compete for advanced positions in both software development and information technology operations,
while also being prepared for continued graduate studies in the field.

Graduates will have the ability to:

  • Communicate computer science concepts, designs, and solutions for specific problems
  • Apply knowledge of computing to produce effective solutions for specific problems
  • Identify, analyze, and synthesize scholarly literature relating to the field of computer science
  • Use software development tools, software systems, and modern computing platforms

Choose from the Capstone (non-thesis) or Thesis option, and further customize your program by choosing areas of specialization:

  • Software & Systems
  • Data & Visualization
  • Artificial Intelligence

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Alabama Department of Labor predicts that in 2024, three of the top 10 high-demand occupations for the State will be in computer science related disciplines. The Master of Science in Computer Science can help you advance your career or begin a new one in a variety of roles.

  • Software Developer (Systems Software/ Applications)
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Manager
  • Web/Mobile App Developer
  • Other Roles in IT Management

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$110,140

Growth indicatorNATIONAL JOB GROWTH:
Much Faster Than Average

National median salary for Software Developers
Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020

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COURSE FORMATS

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BY EXPERT FACULTY

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EACH STEP OF THE WAY

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VALUE

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Total Core Required Hours30 hrs

Capstone (Non-Thesis) Option3-6 hrs
Thesis Option4-6 hrs

Total Hours for Capstone (Non-Thesis) Option33-36 hrs
Total Hours for Thesis Option34-36 hrs

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