Masters in Computer Science

Masters in Computer Science – Broaden Your Qualifications

A Governors State’s Masters in Computer Science degree combines theoretical and applied study to provide the expertise you need to take your career into challenging new directions.  Also our masters program offers the rigor students require who intend to pursue doctoral studies at other universities.  Our M.S. in Computer Science is an applications-focused program with a software engineering orientation and designed for practicing professionals in the field.  Students are taught by a gifted, experienced faculty with a passion for education that brings to the classroom a wide-range of research interests.  Topics include object-oriented programming, Windows programming, operating systems, artificial intelligence, information security, digital forensics, Internet programming and database systems.  

A Masters in Computer Science Degree Opens Up Career Options

GSU’s Masters in Computer Science program focuses on the design and development of software, systems programming, applications programming and the effective use of software resources.  Our welcoming and learning environment give students access to state-of-the-art computer labs as well as receive training in the most modern theories and procedures to effectively understand the development and management of software resources problems.

Students are prepared to enter careers as software engineers in a range of settings that include business, industrial and government.  Our graduates join a job market that has a projected growth of more than 34 percent over the next several years for computer scientists and database administrators with a master degree.  Jobs for network systems and data communications analysts are expected to grow more than 50 percent in the same period.  

For more information and requirements regarding our exceptional masters in computer science program, we encourage you to take a look at our Computer Science, Master of Science web page.  GSU’s Division of Science strives to prepare students with scientific knowledge to develop innovative strategies to solve problems and cultivate lifelong interest in science-related fields.

*Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011, Bureau of Labor Statistics

GSU invites you to explore our many degree, certificate and individual course offerings listed on our website.  In every college we have stellar programs and world-class professors; all focused on delivering academic excellence in a small-class setting.  If you are interested in taking your career to the next level, please consider our Division of Science’s exceptional masters in computer science.

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